EMSV1050 Emergency Medical Responder (First Responder)

This course uses the new education standards and meets the requirements established by the Minnesota EMS Regulatory Board (MN EMSRB). This course is designed to provide the Emergency Medical Responder (First Responder) at the scene of a Medical or Trauma Emergency with the necessary knowledge and skill to manage patient care until the arrival of ambulance personnel. The course is intended for Law Enforcement, Firefighters, Rescue Personnel, Ski Patrol, Athletic Coaches, School Nurses, Camp Counselors, Special Event Coverage Personnel, Industrial Emergency response teams and other individuals charged with "first response" duties.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Assess the patient condition
Examine the patient for injuries
Evaluate equipment available to package the patient
Manage patients condition under standards of care
Utilize equipment to treat the patient
Communicate effectively with patient and staff
Advocate for the patient
Demonstrate skills necessary for patient care
Identify patient priority

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

2

lab:

1