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Training, Education, Exams
EMS and Fire Continuing Education Courses & Seminars

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE PROGRAMS LISTED BELOW:
If there is no "Apply Online" link, please complete and submit a General Admission Application adobe acrobat reader symbol in order to register for the programs listed below.
Applications and prerequisite certification can be submitted in person, by mail, fax or email.
Signed & scanned applications can be sent via email to: fstems@dos.nh.gov
Direct schedule, target audience, and other inquiries to the Contact Name/Number listed for the program.

REGISTRATION GUIDELINES:
Prerequisites MUST be met at the time of registration.
All course application windows open at 8:00am.
All course application windows close at 4:00pm, unless otherwise noted.
Course prices listed as Grant Funded cover tuition only. Overtime/Backfill eligible courses will be specifically noted.



Continuing Education: Division Hosted



Motivational InterviewingAdobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Instructor: Lisa Stockwell, Motivational Interviewing Trainer
Prerequisites:
None
Course Description:
Motivational Interviewing (MI), is an evidence-based, person-centered, communication style that can influence the decisions our patients make. This approach can guide people living with mental illness, addictions and other chronic conditions to make positive behavioral changes to support their overall health. MI is both a philosophy and a set of communication skills that can guide health workers to better understand and help their patients.This approach moves an individual away from uncertainty and towars positive decisions based on an individuals own goals. It allows the health worker the ability to empower their patients to make changes in order to ensure program success through patient autonomy, collaboration, and evocation.
CREF Number
Location
Course Dates
Application Window
Questions? Contact
Price
# of Con Ed Hrs
2320CON591 NH Fire Academy
98 Smokey Bear Blvd
Concord NH 03301
- Postponed -
not accepting any applications at this time
N/A Karen Louis
603-223-4280
Free 2 Hrs
2320CON592 Northern EMS Field Office
491 Main Street
Gorham NH 03581
- Postponed -
Not accepting any applications at this time
N/A Karen Louis
603-223-4280
Free 2 Hrs
2320CON593 45th Parallel EMS
Ramsey Road
Colebrook NH 03576
- Postponed -
not accepting any applications at this time
N/A Karen Louis
603-223-4280
Free 2 Hrs
2320CON594 NH Fire Academy
98 Smokey Bear Blvd
Concord NH 03301
- Postponed -
not accepting any applications at this time
N/A Karen Louis
603-223-4280
Free 2 Hrs
2320CON595 Northern EMS Field Office
491 Main Street
Gorham NH 03581
- Postponed -
not accepting any applications at this time
N/A Karen Louis
603-223-4280
Free 2 Hrs
2320CON596 45th Parallel EMS
Ramsey Road
Colebrook NH 03576
- Postponed -
not accepting any applications at this time
N/A Karen Louis
603-223-4280
Free 2 Hrs

Trauma Services BBP/PPEAdobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Instructor: Michael Holleran, Director, Trauma Services
Prerequisites:
None
Course Description:
This two-hour seminar will detail different exposures, how to procect yourself, and how to clean up scenes.
CREF Number
Location
Course Dates
Application Window
Questions? Contact
Price
# of Con Ed Hrs
2320CON630 NH Fire Academy
98 Smokey Bear Blvd
Concord NH 03301
-Postponed-
Not accepting any applications at this time
N/A Karen Louis
603-223-4280
Free 2 Hrs
2320CON631 Northern EMS Field Office
491 Main Street
Gorham NH 03581
-Postponed-
Not accepting any applications at this time
N/A Karen Louis
603-223-4280
Free 2 Hrs
2320CON632 45th Parallel EMS
Ramsey Road
Colebrook NH 03576
-Postponed-
Not accepting any applications at this time
N/A Karen Louis
603-223-4280
Free 2 Hrs

Crew Resource Management / Field TriageAdobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Instructor: Andrew Mason, EMS I/C
Prerequisites:
None
Course Description:
This seminar will satisfy two hours of NCCP - Operations requirements.
CREF Number Location Course Dates Application Window Questions? Contact Price # of Con Ed Hrs
2320CON646 NH Fire Academy
98 Smokey Bear Blvd
Concord NH 03301
-Postponed-
Not accepting any applications at this time
N/A Karen Louis
603-223-4280
Free 2 Hrs
2320CON647 Northern EMS Field Office
491 Main Street
Gorham NH 03581
-Postponed-
Not accepting any applications at this time
N/A Karen Louis
603-223-4280
Free 2 Hrs
2320CON648 45th Parallel EMS
Ramsey Road
Colebrook NH 03576
-Postponed-
Not accepting any applications at this time
N/A Karen Louis
603-223-4280
Free 2 Hrs
2320CON649 NH Fire Academy
98 Smokey Bear Blvd
Concord NH 03301
-Postponed-
Not accepting any applications at this time
N/A Karen Louis
603-223-4280
Free 2 Hrs
2320CON650 Northern EMS Field Office
491 Main Street
Gorham NH 03581
-Postponed-
Not accepting any applications at this time
N/A Karen Louis
603-223-4280
Free 2 Hrs
2320CON651 45th Parallel EMS
Ramsey Road
Colebrook NH 03576
-Postponed-
Not accepting any applications at this time
N/A Karen Louis
603-223-4280
Free 2 Hrs


Conferences and Seminars



GRIN: Group Crisis Intervention and Assisting Indivuduals in Crisis
Lead Instructor: Bob Miller
Course Description:
This three day course combines all of the content of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation's (ICISF) 2 courses: Assisting Individuals in Crisis & Group Crisis Intervention. This course will prepare participants to understand a wide range of crisis intervention services for both the individual and for groups. Fundamentals of Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) will be outlined, and participants will leave with the knowledge and tools to provide several group crisis intervention, specifically de-mobilizations, defusings, and the Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD). The need for appropriate follow-up services and referrals when necessary will also be discussed.
CREF Number
Location
Dates
Course Flyer! Registration Info
Contact Information
Price
2320SM652 NH Fire Academy
98 Smokey Bear Blvd
Concord NH 03301
- Postponed -
Rescheduled date to be determined
N/A nhcisd@aol.com
603-315-0304
$ 225.00
(includes Materials, CEUs, Lunches & Snacks)

Inspecting Tents and Commercial Kitchens
Prerequisites:
None
CREF Number
Location
Course Date
Application Window
Questions? Contact
Price
# of Con Ed Hrs
2320SM565 New Hampton Fire Department
26 Intervale Drive
New Hampton NH 03256
-Postponed-
Not accepting any applications at this time

N/A Captain Nick Antonucci
603-419-9444
Free 3 Hrs

Inspecting Oil Burners, Gas Lines & Appliances
Prerequisites:
None
CREF Number Location Course Dates Application Window Questions? Contact Price # of Con Ed Hrs
2320SM682 Hopkinton Fire Dept
9 Pine Street
Hopkinton NH 03229
-Postponed-
Not accepting any applications at this time
N/A Captain Tillson
603-223-4301
Free 3 Hrs


Inspecting Fireworks Displays
Prerequisites:
None
CREF Number
Location
Course Date
Application Window
Questions? Contact
Price
# of Con Ed Hrs
2320SM567 New Hampton Fire Department
26 Intervale Drive
New Hampton NH 03256
-Postponed-
Not accepting any applications at this time
N/A Captain Nick Antonucci
603-419-9444
Free 3 Hrs

Mental Health First-Aid for Fire & EMS
Prerequisites:
None *
*Target Audience is Firefighter, EMS Providers, and First Responders
CREF Number
Location
Course Date
Application Window
Questions? Contact
Price
# of Con Ed Hrs
2320SM600 NH Fire Academy
98 Smokey Bear Blvd
Concord NH 03301
-Postponed-
Not accepting any applications at this time
N/A Director Pendergast
603-223-4200
Free 8 Hrs

Outlaw Motorcycle Gang and Street Awareness for First Responders
Prerequisites:
Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement Personell
Course Description:
Subject matter experts from NH Information and Analysis Center will brief on Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs and Street Gangs in NH. How to recognize and interpret their symbols and clothing, and activities they are also involved in. Also, and most importantly, how best to safely interact with them on incident scenes.
CREF Number
Location
Course Date
Application Window
Questions? Contact
Price
# of Con Ed Hrs
2320CON697 NH Fire Academy
98 Smokey Bear Blvd
Concord NH 03301
-Postponed-
Not accepting any applications at this time
N/A Captain Brown
603-223-4216
Free 2.5

Hands-On NFPA 1033 Demonstrating Compliance on the Job Performance Requirements for Fire Investigators
Instructor: Steve Riggs
This seminar is being put on by Carterson Public Safety Group, Inc from Pontiac, IL. Registration is through them, linked below
CREF Number
Location
Course Dates
Questions? Contact
Application Link, Agenda, and full course details:
2320SM645 NH Fire Academy
98 Smokey Bear Blvd
Concord NH 03301
-Postponed-
Not accepting any applications at this time
Bureau Chief Doherty
603-223-4258
cartersonpublicsafety.com



Continuing Education: Independent

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE PROGRAMS LISTED BELOW:

The programs below are independent of the Division of Fire Standards and Training & EMS. All listed educational opportunities are for informative purposes only, please contact the individual course contact for registration and/or additional information.
If interested in listing upcoming training opportunities here AND you are a current EMS I/C or Hospital Based EMS Coordinator in the State of NH please fill out the Fire and EMS Continuing Education Form found at: https://nhfa-ems.com/ems-resources/fire-and-ems-continuing-education-submission-form/

Course Name
Location
Course Dates
Times
For Course Questions, Contact:
NCCP Content?
The Difficult Airway Course: EMS First Responders Education Group
10 Lawrence Road, Unit 8
Salem NH 03079
04/18/2020-04/19/2020 8am-5pm Ed Clark
603-300-0584
Yes

 

 

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