EMS First Responder

EMS First Responder

Triton College - River Grove, IL

  • Certificate

First Responders are trained in basic emergency skills and rescue techniques based on the guidelines and recommendations of the U.S. DOT National Standard Curriculum and the Illinois Department of Public Health Division of Emergency Medical Services. Designed to provide the student with the core knowledge, skills and attitudes to function in a ‘first responder’ capacity prior to the arrival of an ambulance. Students will learn airway management, control of bleeding, splinting, oxygen therapy, extrication and medical, environmental and other emergencies. Students who successfully complete the requirements of this program will become eligible for licensure as a first responder with the Illinois Department of Public Health EMS Division.

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