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Emergency Medical Response Course


Credit: 38 Hours/3.8 CEU/38 CCU

Length: 2 DAYS

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The Emergency Medical Response (EMR) Courses integrate the objectives set forth by the American Red Cross and the Department of Transportation for Emergency Response. This course is specifically for sports medicine personnel including, but not limited to, sports physical therapists and certified athletic trainers who respond to acute injuries and illness in the sports venue or in the clinic that have not been previously certified in Emergency Medical Response.

If you have already been certified by the ARC in Emergency Medical Response and do not regularly provide venue coverage – practicing acute care in a venue setting, learn more about the Emergency Medical Response – Re-certification.

If you are interested in taking this course and regularly provide venue coverage – practicing acute care in a venue setting, learn more about Emergency Medical Response Course – Challenge.


Contact Hours: 38 – 22 online & 16 on-site
CEUs: 3.8 – 2.2 online & 1.6 on-site
CCUs: 38 – 22 online & 16 on-site

Important Updates Related to COVID-19 Precautions and Policies: Learn more about the steps we’re taking.

Course Objectives/Outcomes

  • Use knowledge in the foundational and clinical sciences for injury/disease to enhance outcomes for athletes with acute injury or illness.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of decision-making guidelines (Emergency Action Plans, EAP) that include athlete acute care management.
  • Demonstrate clinical decision-making skills including clinical reasoning, clinical judgement, and reflective practice in the management of acute injury or illness.
  • Examine patients/clients by completing an evidence-based primary assessment, secondary assessment, focused and detailed physical examination.
  • Analyze data from primary assessment, secondary assessment, focused and detailed physical examination to make clinical judgements regarding appropriate patient/client management.
  • Become a productive member of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and sports medicine team in the assessment and management of athletic injury.
  • Incorporate evidence-based practice in the management of patients/clients with acute athletic injury or illness.

Required Course Materials: Students are required to purchase  a resuscitation mask for the course.

Note About Late Registrations: Registration will close 4 weeks prior to the scheduled weekend intensive and permission to attend after that time will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the course faculty.  Send your permission requests to [email protected] and reference EMR Course.




CEU and Cancellation Policy

If you are in need of a disability-related accommodation, please contact us here. We will process requests for reasonable accommodation and will provide reasonable accommodations where appropriate, in a prompt and efficient manner. For more information please see the Accommodation Procedures for Participants with Disabilities.

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  • Why EIM

    We’re reimagining health care education that takes you to the next next level. With learning that takes place where you are, evidence-based practice, and better outcomes for your patients, our education is transformative. That’s why EIM.

  • This course has made me more effective and safe as a PT and has a member of my community. I highly recommend this course. Course Graduate

  • It was a great experience with valuable exposure to emergent situations that require multiple levels of care and challenged my level of expertise. Course Graduate

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