May 19, 2022  
2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

EMT 104-Emergency Medical Responder

3 credit hours31 hours of lecture, 23 hours of laboratory; one term.
This course meets the Health/Fitness/Wellness General Education Requirement.

Explore the knowledge, skills and abilities for citizens, law enforcement officers, and other public safety officials to render basic care to a sick or injured person until the arrival of emergency medical technicians or paramedics. Focus on gaining access to patients, performing patient assessment, and managing life threatening situations. Recognize positive self-care for an emergency responder. Learn and demonstrate American Heart Association Basic CPR/AED standards for certification. Successful completion leads to eligibility to take the National Registry Emergency Medical Responder exam or the Maryland State exam for certification. There is a fee associated with each of these exams. Lab fee $50.

Note: This course is not recommended for students seeking to continue in the EMT program. Students interested in preparing for emergency medical technician (EMT) level certification and for future certification as a paramedic should enroll in EMT 105 . Credit is not given for both EMT 104  and EMT 105  or both EMT 104  and HEA 150 .