Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
Emergency Medical Responders provide immediate lifesaving care to critical patients who access the emergency medical services system.
This is an instructional program that prepares individuals to provide initial care to sick or injured persons or as ambulance drivers and attendants SOC 53-3011. An Emergency Medical Responder may use this training for employment. The Emergency Medical Responder is the first to arrive at the scene of an injury but does not have the primary responsibility for treating and transporting the injured person(s). Emergency Medical Responders may include law enforcement, lifeguard, fire services or basic life support non-licensed personnel who act as part of an organized emergency medical services team.
- Emergency Medical Responder
Employment of Emergency Medical Responder is projected to grow 11% from 2020 to 2030.
The average wage for this career in Florida is $17.62 hourly or $36,650 annually.
The entire program is 190 hours. Certain Adult Education Centers do not offer all components of the program. Full completion of the program may be completed at a Technical College. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):
|OCP A||Basic Healthcare Worker||90 Hours|
|OCP B||Emergency Medical Responder||100 Hours|
|Total Hours: 190|
Location & Course’s Schedule:
Emergency Medical Responder is available at the following school (s):
|Miami Springs Adult Education Center||Monday – Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.|
Contact Information at the Location:
Additional information can be provided by student services:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|Miami Springs Adult Education Center||Walter Centeno||(305) 698-5012|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, EMTs and Paramedics, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/emts-and-paramedics.htm