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EMR Information Guide

Course Description: Emergency Medical Responders provide immediate lifesaving care to critical patients who access the emergency medical services system. EMRs have the knowledge and skills necessary to provide immediate lifesaving interventions while awaiting additional EMS resources to arrive. EMRs also provide assistance to higher-level personnel at the scene of emergencies and during transport. Emergency Medical Responders are a vital part of the comprehensive EMS response. Under medical oversight, Emergency Medical Responders perform basic interventions with minimal equipment. 
[From the: National EMS Scope of Practice Model]

The Emergency Medical Responder course prepares the EMR student to provide prehospital assessment and care for patients of all ages with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries

Course Length: 48 Hours

Course Format: Online/Hybrid and In Class

Course Cost: $50.00

The Online/Hybrid is a self-paced course and will have 3 skills session on Wednesdays to be completed at the end of course. You will schedule those with the instructor after you have completed your didactic portion.

During the skills session you will be required to complete all skills and written final. 

You will also have a workbook that will be available to download and print in the online classroom. This will be completed by you throughout the course and turned in when you come to your first skills session.

Course Requirements: 

  • 16 years or older 
  • Computer with High Speed Internet Connection 
  • Required Textbook. 

Emergency Medical Responder: First on Scene, 10th Edition

    By Chris Le Baudour, J. David Bergeron, Keith Wesley
      Pub. Date: May 20, 2015 by Pearson.
        ISBN-10: 0-13-394330-5
          ISBN-13: 978-0-13-394330-6




          If you are interested in taking this course without a certification you may do so at a cost of $15.00. Please email us at swfpd@outlook.com to register for this course without the certification.