HLTH 2209

Emergency Medical Responder

This course provides a more in depth examination of the techniques and procedures necessary in handling the physical and emotional needs of the injured, or the suddenly taken ill person until more advanced medical help arrives. Legal and ethical issues, treatment for shock, respiratory and circulatory emergencies, spinal immobilization, fractures, special populations, poisoning, temperature emergencies, childbirth, and rescue skills. A Minnesota EMS Regulatory Board approved Emergency Medical Responder certificate is available upon successful completion of course objectives.

Credits: 3
Semesters: Fall, Spring

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