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Students are required to sign a statement acknowledging and accepting all program policies pertinent to the course of instruction.
This course uses the following formats for instruction (percentage of classroom hours/percentage of total hours)
Classroom style lectures: 83 hours
Laboratory sessions: 76 hours
Distributive learning & assignments (approx 2 hours per lecture & 1 hour per lab): 61 hours
Written and practical examinations: 8 hours
Clinical internship: 8 hours minimum
Field internship: 10 hours minimum
TOTAL HOURS: 246 of which 167 are in the classroom
The following formats are available and optional
Group study sessions
Online group discussions
Private and group tutoring/mentoring (not covered in tuition)
Distributive Learning and Assignments
This course uses distributive learning and assignments to foster an academic environment and provide students additional resources to enhance learning. Distributive resources may include but are not limited to:
Additional reading material such as handouts, charts, and relevant EMS-related articles or research
Handouts consistent with powerpoint presentations used during lectures
Media including video, animations, photos, models, etc.
Self-assessment quizzes, scenarios and case studies, discussion questions, and critical thinking questions
Students are expected to complete all distributive learning for a class session PRIOR TO the class session
Location and Times
Location: 911Programs Warwick Classroom 175 Metro Center Blvd Unit 1
Times: Except as otherwise noted, Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-10pm and Saturdays 8:30am-12:30pm
HISTORY: 911Programs began in 1991 as New England Academy of Prehospital Medicine, a non-profit corporation created to educate the public in CPR and to provide basic EMT courses in southern Rhode Island.
NEAPM was dissolved and reformed into New England Medical Resources to provide both basic and advanced EMS courses. The EMS education climate changed significanlty in 2002 and NEMR was closed. The company was re-structured and opened under the name 911Programs to provide not only EMS courses but also allied health education with an eventual plan to expand into other vocational areas.
Currently, 911Programs is the fastest growing career technical school in Rhode Island.
COURSES: Currently, 911Programs offers day and evening courses in 12 different programs plus 10 other courses including recertification. All regular programs (i.e phlebotomy, CNA, EMT...) are taught on-site but short courses (i.e. continuing education, refresher...) can be done completely or partially online.
FACULTY: The faculty at 911Programs is carefully selected from among the best providers in Rhode Island. To teach for 911Programs, staff members must not only be qualified and experienced clinicians, but also excellent and experienced instructors.
911Programs monitors instructor performance, takes into account student feedback, and provides mentoring to improve performance in the classroom.
FACILITY: As of September 2013, the school will be occupying an 8800 square foot facility in the heart of Warwick, close to the malls and highways where students will enjoy plenty of parking, lecture and lab space, student resource and dining areas, and a school store.
We take our students' care very seriously. While our aim is to make our website easy to understand, and navigate we know there are times when you may need a bit of assistance.
We have provided a number of ways for our team to help you.
If calling outside normal office hours, or if no answer during office hours, please leave a message. Fax: 1-401-789-5487
Send your inquiries to:
175 Metro Center Blvd
Warwick, RI 02886
Directions to 911Programs Warwick
911Programs is located at 175 Metro Center Blvd in Warwick. We are in the building with RI Telephone. We occupy the left side of the building (our sign is not yet installed).
From the North:
Take 95 south and get off at the Jefferson Blvd exit (exit 15). Head south. Take a right at the stoplight at Kilvert St / Coronado Rd. Take a left onto Metro Center Blvd.
From the South:
Take 95 north and take exit 13 (Airport Connector). Get off at Jefferson Blvd. Go Left onto Jefferson Blvd. Take a left at the stoplight at Kilvert St / Coronado Rd. Take a left onto Metro Center Blvd.