Emergency Medical Responder Refresher

Instructional Hours: 15.00

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to fulfill the requirements for EMR recertification.

Course Description: Major topics covered in the course include review of legal aspects of care, patient assessment and vital signs, respiratory and circulatory systems, CPR and airway obstruction techniques, oxygen delivery and adjuncts, suctioning wounds, bleeding control and shock, fractures, spinal injuries, medical and environmental emergencies, childbirth, special patients, crisis intervention, triage and gaining access to and moving patients. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and team-focused practical exercises.

Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions and obtain a score of 70% or better on the MIEMSS Protocol Quiz.

Continuing Education: This course provides the 15 hours of continuing education required for Emergency Medical Responder recertification.


Students must be a current, licensed Maryland Emergency Medical Responder.



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Coordinated by: the MFRI Office. If you have any questions about the course, you are welcome to contact them by email at:

If you require special accommodations please send your requirements to: equity@mfri.org or you may call 301-226-9900 or 1-800-275-6374.

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