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First Responder

40 Clock Hours

First Response

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:

  1. Introduction to EMS Systems.
  2. Legal and Ethical
  3. Well-Being of the First Responder
  4. The Human Body
  5. Lifting, Moving and Positioning Patients
  6. Airway Management
  7. Assessment of the Patient
  8. CPR and Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)
  9. Medical Emergencies
  10. Bleeding, Shock, and Soft-Tissue Injuries
  11. Muscle and Bone Injuries
  12. Childbirth
  13. Infants and Children
  14. Gaining Access and Hazards on the Scene
  15. Multiple-Casualty Incidents, Triage, and the Incident Management System


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