Emergency Medical Responder Certificate
The Emergency Medical Responder course is the entry-level course in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program. This course provides the student with the necessary skills and knowledge to identify and treat life-threatening emergencies, wounds and fractures, medical and environmental emergencies, and patient access and handling. The course is 45 hours in length and utilizes a combination of classroom lectures and skill practice. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be eligible to test for EMR certification.
Entrance Requirements for EMR:
- Must be at least 17 years of age at the time of enrollment.
- Must provide documentation of current certification in BLS for Healthcare Providers prior to course completion.
Upon successful completion of the Emergency Medical Responder curriculum with a grade point average of 2.00 (C) or higher and a minimum overall cumulative college grade point average of 2.00 (C), the student is awarded a Certificate.
Tuition is based on the number of credit hours and legal residence and is subject to change or modification. To see the current cost per semester hour click here.
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