Emergency Medical Responder
Length of Course:
Formerly titled, First Responder, in addition to the EMT Program, you can also become certified in the state of Arizona as an Emergency Medical Responder. This 48 hour course consists of introductory material into the EMS system and components relating to medical practice in the prehospital field. EMRs understand a great deal relating to both medical and trauma situations, including how to deal with cuts, burns, bites, stings, heart attacks, stroke, diabetes, etc.
EMS University EMT Curriculum Committee
Proficiency in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (Not Expiring within the next 6 months, taken with a LIVE instructor), is required and may be demonstrated by one of the following:
- EMS University CPR for the Healthcare Provider which you may schedule by calling (800) 728-0209 or by going Clicking Here or
- AHA Healthcare Provider certification or
- ASHI CPR Pro or
- American Red Cross Professional Rescuer CPR certification.
EMR Program Tuition and Fees
Depending on whether the student selects a payment plan or decides to pay in full, costs will be different.
|Payment Plan||Details||Registration Fee||Tuition Costs||Total Cost|
|Full Payment||Registration fee is due 30 days before class starts. You can pay the registration fee below. Full payment is due on the first day of class.||$75.00||$175.00||$250.00|
Subjects Covered in the EMR Course
|Introduction to EMS Systems||Legal and Ethical Principles of Emergency Care||Wellness and Safety of the Emergency Medical Responder||Introduction to Medical Terminology, Human Anatomy, and Lifespan Development|
|Principles of Lifting, Moving, and Positioning of Patients||Principles of Effective Communication||Principles of Effective Documentation||Airway Management and Ventilation|
|Oxygen Therapy||Resuscitation and the Use of the Automated External Defibrillator||Obtaining a Medical History and Vital Signs||Principles of Patient Assessment|
|Caring for Cardiac Emergencies||Caring for Respiratory Emergencies||Caring for Common Medical Emergencies||Caring for Environmental Emergencies|
|Caring for Soft-Tissue Injuries and Bleeding||Recognition and Care of Shock||Caring for Muscle and Bone Injuries||Caring for Head and Spine Injuries|
|Caring for Chest and Abdominal Emergencies||Care During Pregnancy and Childbirth||Caring for Infants and Children||Special Considerations for the Geriatric Patient|
|Introduction to EMS Operations and Hazardous Response||Introduction to Multiple-Casualty Incidents, the Incident Command System, and Triage|