EM120 Emergency Medical Responder

Overview

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.

Course Code

EM120

Length

60 Hours

Fees

  • $255.00 (For members of a recognized Fire Department)
  • Please contact TFACA for non-member and/or group pricing.

Pre-Requisites

CPR

Restrictions

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Certification

None

Maximum Class Size

12

Required Student Materials

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Highlighter
  • Jones & Bartlett AAOS 5th Edition Textbook Only

References

None

Course Objectives

  • 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.

Other Notes

None

Register

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