40 Clock Hours
This course is designed to develop the student so that they are a highly trained individual and are equipped with the skills necessary to begin assessing and caring for patients with an illness or some type of injury. This course meets the National Standard Curriculum Objectives for the First Responder and is sometimes required as a prerequisite for an EMT/B program. This course may be taken as a stand-alone course for those considering becoming an EMT or can be taken in conjunction with the Fire Fighting courses.
This Class Includes:
- Introduction to EMS Systems.
- Legal and Ethical
- Well-Being of the First Responder
- The Human Body
- Lifting, Moving and Positioning Patients
- Airway Management
- Assessment of the Patient
- CPR and Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)
- Medical Emergencies
- Bleeding, Shock, and Soft-Tissue Injuries
- Muscle and Bone Injuries
- Infants and Children
- Gaining Access and Hazards on the Scene
- Multiple-Casualty Incidents, Triage, and the Incident Management System
WE WILL OFFER 2 FIRST RESPONDERS CLASSES IN THE SPRING. A DAY CLASS AND A NIGHT CLASS. BOTH CLASSES ARE SCHEDULED TO START IN JANUARAY, 2015.
SEE SCHEDULING FOR DATES AND TIMES.