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Emergency Medical Responder - EMR

Emergency Medical Responder - EMR formly known as the First Responder is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course from ASHI that teaches non-EMS students the knowledge and skills necessary to work as a first responder in an emergency to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until more medical help can arrive.

AUDIENCE: This course is for individuals who are not EMS or healthcare providers but desire certification in Emergency Medical Responder or personnel who needs a completion card in order to meet certain job, regulatory, or other requirements. 

Patient Assessment and Management involving Trauma
Patient Assessment and Management involving Medical
Airway Management, BVM ventilations for Apneic patients
Oxygen adminstration by Non-Rebreather Mask
Cardiac Arrest Management and AED use
and much more

COURSE FORMAT: This course is classroom-based which includes instructor, video, and skills interaction throughout the course. The course is approximately 48 hours (5 days) in length.

Video-based course to ensure continuity and consistency
Instructor-led with hands-on to reinforce new skills and that of proficiency
Small Group learning stations
Practical Testing scenarios 

CERTIFICATION: Upon completion of this course, students receive a ASHI Digital Certification Emergency Medical Responder completion card. If you prefer a traditional card, there is an additional $5.00 charge to the class cost. Certification cards are valid for 2 years.