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 SystemsPrinciples of AssessmentMultiple-Casualty Incidents and Principles of Triage
Legal and Ethical Principles of Emergency Care Medical EmergenciesChildbirth
Wellness and Safety of the First ResponderSoft Tissue Injuries and ShockBlood Pressure Monitoring
Introduction to  AnatomyMuscle and Bone InjuriesAirway Adjuncts, Suctioning, and Oxygen Therapy
Lifting, Moving and PositioningHead and Spine InjuriesWeapons of Mass Destruction and the Terrorist Threat
Airway Management and Rescue Breathing  


Current, valid professional-level BLS certification (CPR Pro for the Professional Rescuer—may be incorporated/ conducted in conjunction with the EMR program as needed.)

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.  “