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Training

EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONSE TRAINING

Course: EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONSE FOR OSHA REQUIREMENTS
Certificate of Completion: Two-year Certification

Hours: 8-10 Hours (Total hours dependent upon specific plant needs)

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Course Description:

The Emergency Medical Responder is an integral part of the Emergency Medical Services System. This program provides the “first responder” with life saving techniques that can positively impact the outcome of a medical emergency in the workplace, not to mention it will satisfy OSHA requirements. It is the goal of the Emergency Medical Responder Program to provide each student with core knowledge, skill and attitude to function in the capacity of an Emergency Medical Responder. The Emergency Medical Responder uses a limited amount of equipment to perform initial assessment/intervention and is trained to assist advanced EMS providers. This level of provider is not intended to be utilized as ambulance minimum staff. Enrichment programs and continuing education will help fulfill other specific needs for the Emergency Medical Responder. It is recognized that there may be additional, specific education that will be required of Emergency Medical Responders who operate in the ERT/Fire Brigade setting.

Students participating in this program will be educated in First-aid, CPR, AED, emergency oxygen, cervical spine packaging, patient/vital sign assessment, and documentation. The program utilizes class room instruction and small group; real life scenario based teaching stations. The teaching stations provide a low student to instructor ratio and allows for hands on training.

Participants who successfully complete the Emergency Medical Response Program will be awarded a two year certification for the CPR/First Aid and a 1 year certification for the Blood Borne pathogens.

Topics Covered:

  • Module 1 –   Introduction– Legal aspects, blood borne pathogens, exposure control, emergency oxygen.

  • Module 2 – Emergency Response– Patient assessment, CPR/AED, overview of heart disease/stoke.

  • Module 3 – Bleeding/shock & soft tissue injuries- overview of shock, bleeding control, burns.

  • Module 4  – Bone, joint & muscle injuries-splinting, cervical spine procedures.

  • Module 5 – Sudden illness- asthma, seizures, diabetes, allergic reactions,

  • Module 6 – Heat & cold emergencies- hypothermia, frost bite, heat stroke

  • Module 7 – EMS Operations

Requirements:

  • Administrative costs, including textbooks and training materials, are included in the quoted pricing.

  • Number students shall not exceed 20 per class for the following reasons:

    • Safety of participants in training exercises

    • Amount of available equipment for training

    • Instructor-to-student ratio

    • Limitations to hands-on training during critical exercises (live-burn classes, hazmat exercises and confined space exercises)

  • Total pricing may be increased due to an unforeseen need for additional training equipment and/or training materials that are not listed in the total cost analysis. Proposal Shelf Life:  All pricing for classes will be fixed for one calendar year.

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