Emergency Medical Response
Emergency Medical Response is designed to provide non-EMS responders including government, corporate, law enforcement, and corrections personnel with a level of training comparable to Emergency Medical Responder. This 48-hour course is consistent with national EMS curriculum requirements and educations standards; however, it is not the intent of the Emergency Medical Response program to cross the EMS scope of practice threshold.
Who should take this course?
This course is designed for non-EMS responders including government, corporate, industry, lifeguards, security personnel, law enforcement, corrections personnel and other individuals who are not EMS or healthcare providers but desire certification in Emergency Medical Response.
|Introduction to EMS Systems||Principles of Assessment||Multiple-Casualty Incidents and Principles of Triage|
|Legal and Ethical Principles of Emergency Care||Medical Emergencies||Childbirth|
|Wellness and Safety of the First Responder||Soft Tissue Injuries and Shock||Blood Pressure Monitoring|
|Introduction to Anatomy||Muscle and Bone Injuries||Airway Adjuncts, Suctioning, and Oxygen Therapy|
|Lifting, Moving and Positioning||Head and Spine Injuries||Weapons of Mass Destruction and the Terrorist Threat|
|Airway Management and Rescue Breathing|
“Musculoskeletal injuries often can include open wounds that are bleeding. As when assisting all injured persons, it is important to wear the proper protective equipment when providing care. “