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Emergency Medical Response Course

$600


Credit: 38 contact hours (22 online and 16 on-site)

Length: 2 DAYS

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For: PT, ATC, OTHER


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.

Course Objectives/Outcomes

  • Use knowledge in the foundational and clinical sciences related to response to acute injury/illness in order to enhance outcomes for patients with acute athletic injuries.
  • Participate in peer-assessment activities and participate in the design and implementation of decision-making guidelines.
  • Demonstrate clinical decision making skills, including clinical reasoning, clinical judgment, and reflective practice as it pertains to the management of acute athlete injury/illness.
  • Examine patients/clients by obtaining consent, a primary assessment, secondary assessment and physical examination to guide clinical decision making regarding the packaging, re-evaluation, and return to play decisions of the acutely injured or ill athlete.
  • Synthesize and analyze data from primary assessment, secondary assessment and physical examination to make clinical judgments regarding patient/client management.
  • Be a productive member of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) team and the sports medicine team in the assessment and management of athletic injury.
  • Fulfill requirements for eligibility to apply for the ABPTS – SCS exam and become certified in Emergency Medical Response and CPR/AED for 2 years.

Required Course Materials: Students are required to purchase  a resuscitation mask for the course, as well as the Emergency Medical Response Textbook and Workbook through the Red Cross in order to complete pre-course work for this course. You can purchase the textbook here and the workbook here
(American Red Cross (2011). Emergency Medical Response (textbook) StayWell Health and Safety Solutions ISBN: 978-1-58480-327-0 and American Red Cross (2011) Emergency Medical Response Workbook StayWell Health and Safety Solutions ISBN: 978-1-58480-328-7).

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.

 

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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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