This certificate emphasizes the development of your skills in emergency medical care procedures. Curriculum includes life-threatening emergencies, injuries to various body parts, techniques of moving patients, AHA BLS Provider - CPR, Mandatory Reporter and blood borne pathogens. Successful completion of course requirements will qualify students to take the NREMT certification for Emergency Medical Responder.
Emergency Medical Responders provide immediate lifesaving care to critical patients who access the emergency medical services system. EMRs have the knowledge and skills necessary to provide immediate lifesaving interventions while awaiting additional EMS resources to arrive. EMRs also provide assistance to higher-level personnel at the scene of emergencies and during transport. Emergency Medical Responders are a vital part of the comprehensive EMS response. Under medical oversight, Emergency Medical Responders perform basic interventions with minimal equipment.