EMR-First Responder Program

Division of Health Sciences and Nursing

Program Mission

The mission of the EMR First Responder program is to introduce students to the field of EMS and to provide an interactive learning environment where students gain to confidence and skills needed in the role of EMR.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the EMR First Responder program will be able to:

  1. Describe the roles, responsibilities, and scope of practice of the EMR and other workers within EMS
  2. Administer emergency care with consideration of medical, legal, ethical, and cultural issues
  3. Describe principles of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology in the provision of emergency care, and demonstrate accurate skills in the assessment of patient history and vital signs

Student achievement related to Program Learning Outcomes is assessed systematically and results are made available on the Program Review webpage

Campuses/Sites Offered

  • Approved Dual Enrollment High School Sites

Career and Technical Certificate in EMR First Responder

The following criteria must be satisfied towards the completion of the Career and Technical Certificate in EMR First Responder:

HEMS 1110Introduction to Basic EMT1
HEMS 1170EMT - Ambulance Operation1
Total Hours2

Special Comments:

  • Anticipated program length for the completion of the highest level exit point is one (1) semester (6mos).

  • Program requirements must be completed with a programmatic grade point average of 2.0 or higher and grade of "C" or higher in all applicable coursework.

Career Information

Career Opportunities

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