First Responder

The first person to arrive at a medical emergency may be a police office, a fireman or a bystander. This course provides knowledge and skills needed for the first few minutes of emergency care until more advanced help arrives.  It includes: scene and  patient assessment, airway management and oxygen use, CPR and AED use, trauma evaluation, basic trauma care, and emergency childbirth.

Students in EMT courses

To enter the course, you must be at least 14 years of age.  This course will prepare you to apply for certification as a First Responder in Colorado and through the National Registry of EMTs. For more information about the role of a first responder see the Job Description put out by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Pre-requisites:  None.

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