Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)*
The Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) course by the American Red Cross or Emergency Care Safety Institute provides comprehensive training—giving the participant the knowledge and skills needed to perform life-saving interventions on critical patients.
The course provides the rescuer with the necessary tools for out-of-hospital medical and traumatic emergencies.
EMR course curriculum includes:
• Oxygen therapy
• CPR and defibrillation
• Basic airway management
• Emergency field childbirth
• Lifting and moving patients
• Assisting with medications such as epinephrine auto injectors
• Triaging and handling multiple trauma victims
• Patient extrication, immobilization and transport
• Assisting EMTs and Paramedics with more advanced care
Our EMR curriculum meets the requirements set by the National EMS Education Scope of Practice for an Emergency Medical Responder.
Classroom Hours: 40
EMRs typically work in the following areas:
• Rural fire departments
• Police departments
• Security agencies
• Industrial plants
• Search and rescue teams
• Private and public schools
Campaign Pay It Forward believes strongly that emergency preparedness and intervention is critical to saving lives. We want to make sure that everyone who wants to be trained in these skills has the opportunity to learn, whether they are required for work or simply want to be ready to help.
We set aside 10% of our profits on every course to fund a need-based scholarship that allows us to offer a free course to one participant in every course. To apply for our scholarship, go here.