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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.