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EMT First Responder

This 2 credit hour course follows the USDOT National Standard Curriculum and includes 40 hours of first responder training. It is designed for firefighters, law enforcement officers, and industrial emergency responders who stabilize a victim until the arrival of community EMS providers. Emphasis is placed on recognition and understanding of life-threatening medical emergencies and traumatic injuries. Skills taught include cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), use of an automated defibrillator (AED), management of oxygen therapy, as well as spinal immobilization and splinting.