Sep 23, 2021  
NIACC Catalog 2021-2022 
    
NIACC Catalog 2021-2022

Emergency Medical Responder Certificate


The Emergency Medical Responder course is the entry-level course in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program. This course provides the student with the necessary skills and knowledge to identify and treat life-threatening emergencies, wounds and fractures, medical and environmental emergencies, and patient access and handling. The course is 45 hours in length and utilizes a combination of classroom lectures and skill practice. Upon successful completion of the Emergency Medical Responder curriculum with a grade of 80% or higher, students will be eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) cognitive and psychomotor exam for EMRs.

Entrance Requirements for EMR:

  1. Must be at least 17 years of age at the time of enrollment.
  2. Must provide documentation of current certification in American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers prior to course completion.
  3. A physical examination, immunization record, and completed background check are required prior to beginning hospital clinical rotations or ambulance ride time portions of the course.

Upon successful completion of the Emergency Medical Responder curriculum with a grade point average of 3.00 (B) or higher and a minimum overall cumulative college grade point average of 2.00 (C), the student is awarded a Certificate.


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