Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Course

For prices, dates and times, visit Class Schedule

Registration

Call: 734-477-6331

Email: kcollins@emergenthealth.org or emseducation@emergenthealth.org

 

Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Course

NOTE: This program can be tailored to meet the needs of any emergency first responder teams.

  • 90 hours
  • Classroom and laboratory based but requires no clinical and/or internship practice
  • First level of professional emergency health care provider recognized by State of MI
  • Approved by the MI Department of Health and Human Services
  • After successful completion, students are eligible to take the National Registry Certification for State of MI licensure

EMRs typically work in the following areas:

  • Rural fire departments
  • Police departments
  • Security agencies
  • Industrial plants
  • Lifeguards
  • Search and rescue teams
  • Private and public schools

EMR course curriculum includes:

  • Oxygen therapy
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Basic airway management
  • Emergency field childbirth
  • Lifting and moving patients
  • Assisting with medications such as epinephrine auto injectors
  • Triaging and handling multiple trauma victims
  • Patient extrication, immobilization and transport
  • Assisting EMTs and Paramedics with more advanced care

Students achieving an 80% or higher score in the course and passing the final computer-based exam will receive a certificate of completion and be eligible for State licensure. Practical skills are graded on a pass/fail basis and students will be required to pass all practical examinations to successfully complete the program. All clinical and internship rotations will be graded on attendance, attitude and skills performance which are evaluated by field mentors, a clinical coordinator and/or the course instructor.

Textbooks See registration pages for required books.

For prices, dates and times, visit Class Schedule

Registration

Call: 734-477-6331

Email: kcollins@emergenthealth.org or emseducation@emergenthealth.org