FIRE DEPARTMENT: EMS TRAINING ACTIVITIES
The region offers an array of EMS training resources that are underutilized by the Department.
Explore utilizing local educational institutions to meet the Department’s EMS training needs.
Cost Savings, Organizational
Estimated Annual Impact:
Cannot be Estimated
Estimated Implementation Costs:
Barriers to Implementation:
Create an inventory of the Department’s EMS needs and develop a Request For Proposal (RFP) to which interested educational institutions can respond.
The following table depicts the EMS educational resources available within 30 minutes of downtown Baltimore. These training resources might provide a cost-effective alternative to providing similar service at the City’s Fire Academy. Additionally, the Department’s existing EMS training resources could be redeployed to other pressing training needs.
|Educational Institution||Fire Technology||EMT||EMT-P||Certificate||Associates||Bachelors & Masters
|Baltimore City Community College||+||+||+|
|Community College of Baltimore County (Catonsville)||+||+||+|
|Community College of Baltimore County (Essex)||+||+||+||+|
|Community College of Baltimore County (Continuing Education)||+|
|Anne Arundel Community College (Arnold)||+||+||+||+|
|Howard Community College (Columbia)||+||+||+||+|
|University of Maryland Baltimore County||+||+||+||+|
|Baltimore County Fire Department Academy||+||+|