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Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

Other Medical and First Aid Training
COURSE #0570-1808 $750.00
Nationaly Registered EMS Responder

This Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) course provides the skills and knowledge to perform immediate lifesaving interventions to care for critical patients who access the emergency medical services system in the out-of-hospital setting. EMRs have the knowledge and skills within the scope of practice, 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.

This Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) course has been approved for 60 Contact Hours (60 CEUs) of BLS/ALS Instructor-based Continuing Education by CE provider 56-0013.

Certificate of Completion

Course Objectives

The objective of this Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) course is designed to provide non-EMS responders more depth and exposure to standard first aid training topics to provide richer and more advanced training. Through a combination of knowledge and skill development, participants will build confidence in their ability to provide care when emergency situations arise. This course can also enhance the knowledge and better prepare the first responder and those seeking emergency medical placements in the field. Skills practice and education in this course prepares students for the Emergency Medical Responder Certification Exam to obtain National Certification. Students successfully completing this course, will be able to take the National Registry Emergency Medical Responder Certification Exam to obtain National Certification.

This course can be taken as a stand-alone course or as a fantastic prep for Emergency Medical Technician training.

Is This Course Certified?

Each student who successfully completes this course will be issued a Certificate of Completion from Safety Unlimited, Inc.

Intended Audience

This course is intended for individuals who are not EMS or healthcare providers but desire certification in Emergency Medical Responder. Learning emergency responsibilities, skills and ethical/legal issues can prepare individuals for the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) class and advanced studies in the field. Examples of careers that involve direct patient care and often the first person at the scene of an accident or medical emergency include:

  • Law enforcement officers
  • Correctional officers
  • Security personnel
  • Event and crowd control staff
  • Lifeguards
  • Park rangers
  • Workplace Emergency Response Team (ERT) members
  • Disaster team members
  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members
  • Athletic trainers
  • Outdoor guides
  • Firefighters
  • Entry level medical personnel

Current certification in healthcare-level CPR training, or Basic Life Support (BLS). BLS training and certification can also be done concurrently.

Required for Successful Completion

Written and skills exams with a score of at least 80%.

IACET Continuing Education Credits Effective 11-1-2019

Authorized IACET Provider

Safety Unlimited, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 60 Contact Hours (6 CEUs) of Continuing Education (CE) for this program.

Safety Unlimited, Inc. (Provider #5660170-2) is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Safety Unlimited, Inc. complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Safety Unlimited, Inc. is accredited to issue the IACET CEU. As an IACET Accredited Provider, Safety Unlimited, Inc. offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

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EMS Continuing Education Credits

This course is approved for 60 Contact Hours of EMS Continuing Education by approved California EMS provider #56-0013, CAPCE Provider #SUNI0321.

This training meets the requirements for BLS/ALS Instructor-based Continuing Education.

Additional Training

Medical Oversight

Based on state laws and regulations, supplemental content may be required, or benefit from the use of, medical oversight. While this is a Nationally accepted course based on the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards, some states may require additional training.

National Certification

All students successfully completing this Emergency Medical Responder will be eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Exam and obtain National certification.

State Licensure and Credentialing of Emergency Medical Responders

An individual who has been trained Emergency Medical Responder will not be licensed or credentialed to practice emergency medical care as an EMS provider within an organized state EMS system. EMS provider licensing and credentialing are legal activities performed by the state. Individuals who require or desire licensure and credentialing within the state EMS system must complete specific requirements established by the regulating authority, typically a state EMS agency within the state health department.

Certificate valid Period

2 Years

Course Length

60 hours plus CPR

Recertification Courses

Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

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