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Emergency Medical Response (EMR)

EMS100  - 64.00 Hours

Schedule

Start Date

End Date

Location

Class Number

   
7/20/14 7/25/14 College Station, TX USA FP EMS100 108 enroll now  

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start,
please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

Do you want to give back to your community by having the ability to provide basic medical care during an emergency? Become an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) and learn how to stabilize a patient prior to the arrival of Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

The Emergency Medical Responder course is a 64-hour course and meets the National Standard Curriculum core competencies. The course consists of both classroom lecture and hands-on skills training covering patient assessment, treatment, and use of various medical equipment.

Individuals successfully completing this course will be eligible to sit for the National Registry Cognitive Exam and certification through Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) as an EMR.

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites for this class

Topics

  • Trauma/Shock
  • Medical Terminology
  • Principles of Patient Assessment
  • Hazardous Materials (HazMat)
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)

Audience

  • Fire Services
  • Law Enforcement
  • Industrial Safety personnel
  • Anyone who may be required to respond to medical or trauma emergencies

 

Requirements

General

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Have a high school diploma or GED before certification
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider or American Red Cross Professional Rescuer CPR card
  • Bring a stethoscope and B/P cuff

Class Materials

Prior to attending class, you must purchase the Emergency Medical Responder 5th Ed. textbook, workbook, and Navigate Course Management access (ISBN# 9781284023657). 

These materials can be purchased directly from Jones and Bartlett or at a discount through the SFFMA

 

Recommended

 

Education Credits

64.00 Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

64.00 CE through Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)

Contact Information

Mike Schuler

Training Manager

Phone: (979)458-2998
mike.schuler@teex.tamu.edu

Other Information

Annual Fire Training School

If you are attending this course as part of Annual Fire Training School taught each July, you need to be aware of the following additional information.

Registration

Late fee

  • A $50.00 late fee will be assessed to payments made after the registration deadline for the Annual Fire Training School.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Attire

  • Regular work attire for training activities and classroom sessions.
  • You may not wear to any class or field activity
    • shorts
    • sleeveless shirts
    • open-toed shoes


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