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Emergency Medical Responder

Course Number: 80831
Subject: Human Resources Services
Major/Program of Study: Fire Fighter and Emergency Medical Responder (MFRI)
Course Length: 5 periods/week/semester
Credit: 1 credit (CTE credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

First semester topics in this course include: the human body, infectious diseases, medical issues, vital signs, sample history, skills practice, lifting/moving patients, airways, CPR, patient assessments, various medical emergencies, trauma, pediatric emergencies, and ambulance operations. Students in this course must pass all ten modular exams with a minimum of 70%, meet the attendance requirements for the course and receive a satisfactory evaluation by the instructor. A written and practical examination for certification is administered by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services System as part of this course.

Notes: Individuals with physical or medical conditions that limit their full and active participation may not be eligible for this program. This program is taught off campus in Queen Anne’s County. Students are enrolled in two classes during the fall semester and two classes during the spring semester. Must be a member of a local fire department and at least 16 years old. A Medical Clearance by a certified physician will be required for all participants before school starts. Failure to comply will result in a denial of entry to the program.