EMS 100: Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

Credits 2
This is an entry-level Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) course which will prepare the student for employment or a volunteer position in a variety of pre-hospital settings. This course will prepare students to provide initial stabilizing care to the sick or injured prior to the arrival of a higher level of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) professionals. This course focuses on the core skills, knowledge and protocols within the EMR scope of practice as defined by the Department of Transportation. Students will be prepared to identify, assess, manage, and treat various types of pre-hospital traumatic and medical emergencies. (F, S, Su)