Emergency Medical Responder - EMR

Certificate Program
EB71

Program Description
The emergency medical responder certificate program prepares students to initiate immediate lifesaving care to critical patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide lifesaving interventions while awaiting additional EMS response and to assist higher level personnel at the scene and during transport. Emergency medical responders function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. The emergency medical responder (EMR) technical certificate of credit provides students with the opportunity to prepare for entry-level into the emergency medical services professions for possible employment in a variety of pre-hospital, industrial and first responder settings. This certificate does not qualify for financial aid as it does not meet minimum hour requirements.  (Program Length: 1 Semester Minimum)

Employment Opportunities
First Responder agencies (police or fire services), Armed Forces, or industry.


COURSE TITLE NUMBER CREDITS

Essential Technical Courses

 

11

Structure and Function of the Human Body

ALHS 1011

5

Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences

ALHS 1090

2

Emergency Medical Responder

EMSP 1010

4

 

Total Hours

11

**Suggested First Semester classes: ALHS 1011 and ALHS 1090