The Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Course is an entry-level class that will prepare individuals for a variety of pre-hospital, industrial, and first responder settings.

“EMR” can refer to a variety of positions including a firefighter, law enforcement officer, public works employee, emergency manager, fire marshal, HAZMAT coordinator, technical specialist, incident commander, fire chief, or a member of State Emergency Management who provides, plans, or directs emergency health or safety services.

Our particular EMR course is designed to provide participants with the basic knowledge and skills to manage many medical and trauma-related emergencies until the arrival of Emergency Medical Technicians or Paramedics.

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are eligible to seek national certification as a First Responder (EMR) through the National Registry of EMTs. Our course has been designed to meet or exceed the National Standard Curriculum for Emergency Medical Responder (First Responder) as developed by the United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

EMR Class Applicant Requirements:

  • 18 years of age by course completion
  • No criminal convictions
  • Good moral character and motivated to serve
  • Satisfy ORC 4765-12-07 requirements (Scope of Practice)
  • High School Diploma or GED

The total course time is 66 hours of combined didactic and skills instruction.  The course consists of 28 lessons established by the U.S. Department of Transportation and is combined with the American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers course. This EMR course will provide simulated emergency situations to help students better understand how to apply the coursework in a real world scenario.

The program cost is approximately $685.00

If you’re ready to get started with an EMR Class and learn about potential opportunities, register here