The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
The Emergency Care for First Responders Skills Certificate teaches students manipulative and problem solving skills required for the individual interested in pursuing a career as an emergency medical responder to victims of illness or injury.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- Identify a medical or trauma emergency;
- Apply knowledge of specific skills to assist victims of a medical or trauma emergency; and
- Discuss the requirements necessary to work in the Emergency Medical Service system.