Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
Formerly known as First Responder this course is a 48 hour program designed
to teach the student the skills needed to sustain life and prevent further
injury until advanced help arrives. While EMR personnel do not provide
primary care to patients being transported by ambulance they may be asked
to assist during the transport of critically injured or ill patients.
This course is also often required by some industries for their safety
and response personnel.
Course content includes:
- History and introduction to EMS
- Scene Safety
- Health and Wellbeing
- Legal and Ethical Issues
- Lifting and Moving Patients
- Airway Management
- Patient Assessment
- Medical and Traumatic Emergencies
- Obstetrical Emergencies
Factory safety officers and response teams, police officers, firemen or
other persons who routinely respond to emergency situations at work or
in the community.