emergency medical response

Program Information

Program Information:

1 Semester

Student Fees:

Students are expected to pay an annual program fee and may be required to purchase equipment and clothing for personal use. Instructors work with business and industry partners to offer the best possible price on materials and equipment. Each program's fees will be available at orientation in May. Boulder TEC works closely with students who demonstrate financial need.

Program Topics:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Emergency Medical Services System
  • Emergency Medical Careers
  • Roles and Responsibilities of EMRs
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Math
  • Trauma Care
  • Overview of Patient Assessment
  • Emergency Medical Responder Certification
  • Emergency Medical Technician Basic

Upon successful completion of the course, and upon meeting the national standards, the student will be awarded five(5) certifications through the American Red Cross.

Students must pass EMR curriculum with an 80% or better, and complete clinical hours and skills testing in order to become certified as an EMR. EMR is the foundational course in order to become EMT certified.

Students should be aware this course includes sensitive and/or graphic material.

Front Range Community College Credit available


BVSD High School Credit Earned:

1st Semester:

10 credits: Emergency Medical Responder

5 credits: Technical Writing