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EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDER

Program Description The Emergency Medical Responder certificate program prepares students to initiate immediate lifesaving care to critical patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide lifesaving interventions while awaiting additional EMS response and to assist higher level personnel at the scene and during transport. Emergency Medical Responders function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. The Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) technical certificate of credit provides students with the opportunity to prepare for entry-level into the emergency medical services professions for possible employment in a variety of pre-hospital, industrial and first responder settings. After successful completion of a SOEMST approved EMR program the graduate may take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians EMR certification examination.

Length of Program: Two (2) semesters

Cost of Program: Click Here.

Entrance Date:  Fall Semester.

Entrance Requirements:  Refer to Admissions criteria. Contact the program advisor or admissions for details.  Click for Entrance Scores.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: A high school diploma or equivalent (GED) is not necessary for application or admission, but must be received prior to the awarding of this certificate. College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A program advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Additional Requirements: Physical Exam, Criminal Background Check, and Drug Toxicology.

Note: Those who have been arrested/convicted of a moral and/or legal violation of the law may not be granted permission to take the licensing examination.

Program Final Exit Point: Emergency Medical Responder, TCC. Eligible to apply for the National Registry EMT State Boards.

Credits Required for Graduation: 11 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

  

Curriculum

Credit Hours

 
1. Occupational Courses (11 hours)
  ALHS 1011 Structure and Function of the Human Body 5
  ALHS 1090 Medical Terminology for ALHS 2
  EMSP 1010 Emergency Medical Responder 4
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