Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

Program Overview

The program covers 75 hours of instruction, cognitive and psychomotor, following the National EMS Standards.

  • Understanding the EMS System
  • Providing Immediate Care of Life-Threatening Injuries or Illness
  • Controlling the Scene
  • Preparing for the Arrival of the Ambulance
  • Airway
  • Patient Assessment
  • Medical/Trauma
  • Special Patient Populations
  • EMS Operations

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Admissions Process

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75 hours, evenings, weekends

Certification Available

Upon successful completion of the program the student is eligible for the EMR certification exam The exam is administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Health Bureau of EMS/National Registry of EMT, Psychomotor and the National Registry of EMT Pearson-Vue test center, Cognitive

The student is responsible for the separate fee with the cognitive exam that is paid to the National Registry of EMTs (75.00)

Employer Partners

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Required Items

  • Hazardous Materials Response- Awareness
  • NIMS IS 100B: Introduction to Incident Command System
  • NIMS IS 700A: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction
  • NIMS IS 200B: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
  • NIMS IS 800B: National Response Framework an Introduction
  • Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse

The student is responsible for the textbook and must have the text/ebook for the first class:
Emergency Medical Responder Your First Response in Emergency Care 6th Edition
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Jones and Barlett Publishers 2016