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FIRST RESPONDER
Code EM120
Length 60 Hours
Description A First Responder Medical is defined as any person who might be present during an emergency or illness before the paramedics arrives on the scene. This objective of this course is to improve the quality of emergency medical care rendered to victims of accidents and injuries. It is critical for the first responder to be proficient in providing basic life support and taking other necessary actions to minimize the patient’s 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.
Pre-Requisites None
Fees $245.00
Materials Emergency Medical Responder 5th Edition - Jones & Barlett
Dates Tennessee Fire & Codes Academy (Training Schedule)
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Other Notes None