Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) (63 Hours)

Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) (63 Hours)

This program is designed to train individuals to become emergency medical personnel with instruction in patient assessment and basic life support techniques. Successful ompletion
of this course allows the student to take the North Carolina EMR Exam.

Training Includes:
• Legal aspects of patient care
• Basic anatomy
• Airway management and CPR
• Hemorrhage control
• Oxygen administration
• Bandaging and splinting
• Treatment of shock, skull, spine, and chest injuries
• OBGYN Emergencies
• Exposure to cold and heat

Admissions Requirements:
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Must present proof of a High School Diploma or GED
• Successfully complete a TABE reading assessment at the tenth-grade level

Cost of Class:
• Registration $180, this amount may be waived with appropriate documentation
• Text Book and workbook: $125 (subject to change)

Other Fees:
• CPR Card $10 (a current card must be valid through the end date of class)
• Testing site cost $68

Students in the program may receive help paying for class by calling 828.766.1297.