Dec 04, 2022  
West Shore Community College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
West Shore Community College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMS 100 - Emergency Medical Responder


Offered FL WI
Lecture-3.25 Lab 1.75
4 credit hrs/5 contact hrs
This course will provide the student with the core skills necessary to sustain life, prevent further injury, and reduce pain at the scene of an emergency until advanced help arrives. The course teaches basic safety at the scene of an emergency, fundamentals of patient assessment, basic airway control methods, emergency splinting and hemorrhage control, and other specialty tools. The course includes the American Heart Association BLS for healthcare providers course. 

At the end of the course, students will be required to pass practical testing administered by the course instructor. Students successfully completing this course will be eligible to take the National Registry for Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Emergency Medical Responder written exam. Each student will receive a certificate of completion, and will be provided with the NREMT application, exam reservation forms, and instructions for application (available on https://www.miemsis.org/licensure/Login/). 

West Shore Community College is currently an official EMR written examination site of the NREMT. West Shore Community College is an approved Program Sponsor and this course is approved by the Michigan Bureau of EMS, Trauma, and Preparedness. The approval notices are posted at the West Shore Community College Riemer Regional Public Safety Training Center.



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