Jul 27, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OUTL 234 - Emergency Medical Responder I

3 hours

Emergency Medical Responders (EMR) in the US provide initial emergency care first on the scene (police/fire department/search and rescue) and support Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics when they arrive. The skills allowed at this level are very similar to an EMTs typically including patient assessment, taking vital signs, bleeding control, positive pressure ventilation with a bag valve mask, oropharyngeal airway, nasopharyngeal airway, supplemental oxygen administration, oral suctioning, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), splinting, assisting in the administration of basic medications such as epinephrine auto-injectors, oral glucose, rescue inhalers, and assisting a patient with their own Nitroglycerin. They are also trained in packaging, moving and transporting patients. Lab Fee: 8 ($150).