Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)*
The Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) course taught by active EMS personnel provides comprehensive training—giving the participant the knowledge and skills needed to perform life-saving interventions on critical patients. Using both lecture and scenario-based training from prior medical runs we have done to give you real-world knowledge. This course is very comprehensive that enables you to train and practice for the state exam. We try to train you for the real world but also for the state exam.
The course provides emergency medical responders with the necessary tools for out-of-hospital medical and traumatic emergencies following medical protocol.
Emergency Medical Responder course curriculum includes:
• Oxygen therapy
• CPR and defibrillation
• Basic airway management
• Emergency field childbirth
• Lifting and moving patients
• Assisting with medications such as epinephrine auto-injectors
• Triaging and handling multiple trauma victims
• Patient extrication, immobilization, and transport
• Assisting Emergency Medical Training and Paramedics with more advanced care
The care steps outlined in the Emergency Medical Responder textbook are consistent with the:
• 2015 International Consensus on CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) Science with Treatment
• 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC.
• 2015 American Heart Association and American Red Cross Guidelines Update for First Aid.
This course meets or exceeds the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards Emergency Medical Responder Instructional Guidelines.
Classroom Hours: 40 Cost:$500
We can come to your location to train a specialized work team, we bring all the gear and equipment. We also have our premier training location in Herndon VA, Manassas VA, or Odenton, MD that you can utilize.
EMRs typically work in the following areas:
• Rural fire departments
• Police departments
• Security agencies
• Industrial plants
• Search and rescue teams
• Private and public schools
UNIT 1: PREPARATORY.
Chapter 1 The Emergency Medical Responder.
Chapter 2 The Well-Being of the Emergency Medical Responder.
Chapter 3 Medical, Legal and Ethical Issues.
Chapter 4 The Human Body.
Chapter 5 Lifting and Moving Patients.
UNIT 2: ASSESSMENT.
Chapter 6 Scene Size-Up.
Chapter 7 Primary Assessment.
Chapter 8 History Taking and Secondary Assessment.
Chapter 9 Communication and Documentation.
UNIT 3: AIRWAY.
Chapter 10 Airway and Ventilation.
Chapter 11 Airway Management.
Chapter 12 Supplemental Oxygen.
UNIT 4: CIRCULATION.
Chapter 13 Circulation and Cardiac Emergencies.
UNIT 5: MEDICAL EMERGENCIES.
Chapter 14 Medical Emergencies.
Chapter 15 Poisoning.
Chapter 16 Environmental Emergencies.
Chapter 17 Behavioral Emergencies.
UNIT 6: TRAUMA EMERGENCIES.
Chapter 18 Shock.
Chapter 19 Bleeding and Trauma.
Chapter 20 Soft Tissue Injuries.
Chapter 21 Injuries to the Chest, Abdomen, and Genitalia.
Chapter 22 Injuries to Muscles, Bones, and Joints.
Chapter 23 Injuries to the Head, Neck, and Spine.
UNIT 7: SPECIAL POPULATIONS.
Chapter 24 Childbirth.
Chapter 25 Pediatrics.
Chapter 26 Older Adults and Patients with Special Healthcare or Functional Needs.
UNIT 8: EMS OPERATIONS.
Chapter 27 EMS Support and Operations.
Chapter 28 Access and Extrication.
Chapter 29 Hazardous Materials Emergencies.
Chapter 30 Incident Command and Multiple-Casualty Incidents.
Chapter 31 Response to Disasters and Terrorism.
Chapter 32 Special Operations.
4.0 CEU credits by Campaign Pay It Forward has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102.
Campaign Pay It Forward believes strongly that emergency preparedness and intervention is critical to saving lives. We want to make sure that everyone who wants to be trained in these skills has the opportunity to learn, whether they are required for work or simply want to be ready to help.
We set aside 10% of our profits on every course to fund a need-based scholarship that allows us to offer a free course to one participant in every course. To apply for our scholarship, go here.