EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDER
Technical Certificate of Credit
Program Description: The Emergency Medical Responder certificate program prepares students to initiate immediate lifesaving care to critical patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide lifesaving interventions while awaiting additional EMS response and to assist higher level personnel at the scene and during transport. Emergency Medical Responders function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. The Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) technical certificate of credit provides students with the opportunity to prepare for entry-level into the emergency medical services professions for possible employment in a variety of pre-hospital, industrial and first responder settings. After successful completion of a SOEMST approved EMR program the graduate may take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians EMR certification examination.
Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will perform a patient assessment on a simulated trauma patient with no critical errors.
Program Offered at the Following Sites: Moultrie-Veterans Parkway, Thomasville, Tifton
Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters
Cost of Program: Click Here.
Entrance Date: Fall Semester
Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.
Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.
Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.
Additional Requirements: Physical Exam, Criminal Background Check, and Drug Toxicology.
Program Final Exit Point: Emergency Medical Responder, TCC. Eligible to apply for the National Registry EMT State Boards.
Note: Those who have been arrested/convicted of a moral and/or legal violation of the law may not be
Credits Required for Graduation: 11 Minimum semester hour credits required.