Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
Learn about Pennsylvania Department of Health Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Certification program.
Who is this course for?
This course is for first responders at the scene of a trauma or medical emergency.
What does the course cover?
The course focuses on:
- Understanding the EMS system
- Providing immediate care of life threatening injuries or illnesses
- Controlling the scene
- Preparing for the arrival of the ambulance
We divide the program into seven sections. These include:
- Patient assessment
- Special patient populations
- EMS operations
Where can I get more information?
Download the PA Department of Health Functional Position Description (pdf).
When are the classes?
HACC -Shumaker Public Safety Center
1 HACC Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17110
February 11, 2015 - April 29, 2015
Mondays & Wednesdays
6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.