EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDER (FIRST RESPONDER)

  • Program: Emergency Medical Services
  • Course: Emergency Medical Responder (First Responder)
  • Course #: EMSV1050
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

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.

Course 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.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals 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

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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