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  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
2016 - 2018 CNM Catalog, Volume 49

First Responder


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School of Health, Wellness & Public Safety (HWPS)

Provides classroom and laboratory instruction needed to assist in patient emergencies in the workplace and non-transport settings. Some fire services allow First Responder certification as a minimum requirement for employment; most prehospital EMS services require EMT-Basic licensure. Includes instruction on preparatory topics, airway management, patient assessment, medical emergencies, trauma emergencies, pediatric care and EMS operations. Meets or exceeds the cognitive objectives of the National EMS Education Standards and incorporates the NM First Responder Scope of Practice.

This certificate does not satisfy any pre- or corequisite coursework requirements of any other level of EMS training at CNM.

Program Proficiencies and/or Prerequisites


Students may demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by Diploma/GPA , placement exam scores , or specific course work.

Courses


These courses are NOT a pre- or corequisite for any other level of EMS training at CNM.

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