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Health Professions, Nursing, Pharmacy Building

1225 Center Drive

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Description: The Emergency Medical Responder course prepares students to provide pre-hospital assessment and care for patients of all ages with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries. Areas of study include an introduction to Emergency Medical Services systems, roles and responsibilities of EMRs, anatomy and physiology, medical emergencies, trauma, and special considerations for working in the pre-hospital setting. You will also have the opportunity to get involved with Gator EMR, and perform ambulance ride-alongs.This class includes the American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR/AED course. Both certifications are current for two years. Lecture is held once per week on Wednesdays from 5:30pm-7:30pm, and you have a choice of lab sections, either immediately after lecture on Wednesday evenings from 7:30pm-9:30pm OR the following Tuesdays from 6:30pm-8:30pm. THIS TICKET IS FOR WEDNESDAY LAB ONLY. Course length for Fall 2016 is approximately 13 weeks, totaling 48 hours for the certification requirements. Participants MUST attend all classes and labs to become certified, other than for excused UF assesmbly exams. The EMR class will be capped at 120 students.


Ticket Types: You have the option to choose between Tuesday (6:30-8:30) or Wednesday (7:30-9:30) Lab. Both ticket types include Wednesday lecture (5:30-7:30). THIS TICKET IS FOR WEDNESDAY LAB ONLY.


Ticket Includes:

  • Gator EMR T-Shirt
  • GFR Ride-Alongs
  • Guest Speakers
  • Gator EMR Membership Account
  • TA Opportunities
  • More to Come!

Payment: Registration for this course is non-refundable.

Note: The first day of lab will likely last 2.5-3 hours since this lab will be a CPR Certification Course. Please plan accordingly. After this first week lecture/lab will end promplty at the above times

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