EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDER (EB71)
Technical Certificate of Credit

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. After successful completion of a SOEMST approved EMR program the graduate may take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians EMR certification examination.

Conditional Admission:
Criminal background checks and drug screens may be required based on the requirements for participation in clinical experiences.

Technical Certificate of Credit
Program Length 11 Credit Hours
Offered High School / Dual Enrollment Only

   

Credit Hours

ALHS 1011 Structure and Function of the Human Body 5
ALHS 1090 Medical Terminology for AHS 2
EMSP 1010 Emergency Medical Responder 4
     
  Total Hours 11