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Protective Services Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)C0007140

Credits: BUHS 4, Sending Schools 1

Duration: Semester


The Emergency Medical Responder program is an entry-level medical provider course that will prepare individuals for an employment/volunteer position in a variety of pre-hospital, industrial, and first responder settings.  The Emergency Medical Responder program takes an in-depth look at the anatomy and pathophysiology of the human body and has students work hands-on performing medical assessments,       gathering vital signs, splinting and bandaging among other aspects.

 Certification: Students wishing to test with the National Registry for the Emergency Medical Responder license at the completion of the emergency medical responder program, must carry a 70% or higher in the program, be the age of sixteen upon testing, and have not missed greater than 7.5 hours of class time.  Students requesting accommodations for licensure will need to contact the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians a minimum of 30 days prior to testing.  The National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians offers reasonable and appropriate accommodations for the written and practical components of the registration examination for those persons with documented disabilities.  For more detailed information on accommodations for certification visit www.NREMT.org.  The Windham Regional Career Center is not affiliated with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.

 


Additional Program Information

Embedded Credits

(on completion of program)

(on completion of program)
Science

Industry Credential

EMR: ICS 100, 700, BLS-CPR, National Registry Emergency Medical Responder (NREMR)

Dual Enrollment

Student Organization

SkillsUSA
FBLA

What's Next/Employment in Field:

The successful completion of an approved EMR course can be a pre-requisite to pursuing many career opportunities including, but not limited to: Fire fighter, law enforcement officer or an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).

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