EM120 Emergency Medical Responder
A First Responder Medical is defined as any person who might be present during an emergency or illness before EMS personnel arrive on the scene. This objective of this course is to improve the quality of emergency medical care rendered to victims of medical illnesses or injuries. It is critical for the first responder to be proficient in providing basic life support and taking other necessary actions to minimize the patients discomfort and to prevent further complications. Course topics include use of automated external defibrillation (AED), simple immobilization and splinting, airway management, bag-valve resuscitator and oxygen therapy. Practical exercises and written examinations are requirements for successfully completing this course.
- $255.00 (For members of a recognized Fire Department)
- Please contact TFACA for non-member and/or group pricing.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Maximum Class Size
Required Student Materials
- Jones & Bartlett AAOS 5th Edition Textbook Only
- Students will be able to understand general anatomy and physiology.
- Students will be able to perform a patient assessment.
- Students will be able to properly bandage and splint.
- Students will show proficient documentation and communication skills.