Program Description

This is a 45 hour  Program that prepares Candidate to function as an EMR in the pre-hospital environment. The program provides instruction in basic life support care and basic treatment of sick and injured persons. This includes airway assessment, communications, documentation, hemorrhage control, ambulance operations, and trauma of adult, pediatric, and infant patients; and special care of patients exposed to heat, cold, radiation, or contagious disease. The program includes a combination of practical and lecture-based instruction. Students will be required to demonstrate competence in practical skills as well as on written examinations.

Program Objectives

  • Prepare students to work as an EMR in an entry-level position in a variety of healthcare settings.
  • Prepare students to provide quality patient care in a pre-hospital setting
  • Prepare students to work as a vital part of a team together with EMTs and FFs.

Program Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age by the time of course completion
  • Must be proficient in English (written and oral)
  • Must hold a current BLS CPR certification 

Award: Students who successfully complete the program will be recommended to obtain a Nevada EMR Certificate.