Health Sciences

Emergency Medical Responder

The mission of the EMR First Responder program is to introduce students to the field of EMS and to provide an interactive learning environment where students gain to confidence and skills needed in the role of EMR including administer emergency care with consideration of medical, legal, ethical, and cultural issues; describe principles of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology in the provision of emergency care, and demonstrate accurate skills in the assessment of patient history and vital signs; and describe the roles, responsibilities, and scope of practice of the EMR and other workers within EMS.