Emergency Medical Responder, TCC (EB71) 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.

Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters

Locations Offered:
Moultrie (Veterans Parkway)
Tift County High School
Bainbridge High School
Miller County High School
Worth County High School

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.

Program Final Exit Point: Emergency Medical Responder, Technical Certificate of Credit. Eligible to apply for the National Registry EMR State Boards.

Note: Those who have been arrested/convicted of a moral and/or legal violation of the law may not be granted permission to take the licensing examination.

Credits Required for Graduation: 11 Minimum semester hour credits required.

Accreditation Information: The Emergency Medical Responder, TCC program is approved by the Georgia Department of Public Health Office of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma, 1608 Phoenix Blvd., Suite 200, College Park, GA 30349-5576, Phone: 770-996-3133, http://ems.ga.gov.

Books: $150.00
Fees: $326.00
Tuition: $400.00
Total: $876.00
Books: $142.10
Fees: $341.00
Tuition: $700.00
Total: $1,183.10
1: Occupational Courses (11 hours) 11
ALHS 1011 Structure/Function of Human Body 5
ALHS 1090 MedTerm/Allied Health Sciences 2
EMSP 1010 EmergencyMedicalResponder(EMR) 4
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Program Chair

Paramedicine Program Chair, School of Health Sciences

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