Emergency Medical Responder – emphasizes emergency skills, such as managing respiratory, trauma, and cardiac emergencies, and patient assessment. Courses are combined with time in an emergency room or ambulance. The program provides instruction and practice in dealing with bleeding, fractures, airway obstruction, cardiac arrest, and emergency childbirth. Students learn how to use and maintain common emergency equipment, such as backboards, suction devices, splints, oxygen delivery systems, and stretchers. Graduates of an approved EMR training program must pass a written and practical examination administered by the State certifying agency or the NREMT. Program Includes: 8417100 Health Science I (Anatomy & Physiology)-1 credit; 8417110 Health Science II (The National Healthcare Standards)-1 credit; and 8417171 Emergency Medical Responder III-1 credit. Completers of the program can earn the following Occupational Completion Points: (A)-Basic Healthcare Worker, and (B)-Ambulance Driver or Attendent.
Community College Articulations
Completion of this course allows articulation to any community college in Florida equal to 2 credits in Human Biology.
The OCP’s that you can earn for this program are:
A. Health Science 1&2 (Core)
B. Emergency Medical Responder
The O*NET program is the primary source of occupational information. It has detailed descriptions of careers this program may lead to for you.
Emergency Medical Response Federal CIP Code: 47.0604