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Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Credential

Credits Available

  • Emergency Medical Response: 2 credits, lower division level

Dates Valid

January 2012 through December 2022

Issuing Agency

Any State License: Those not on the National Registry who have a license or certification from any state are also eligible for the credit.

Connecticut Department of Public Health

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

Applying for the Credit

Submit a Credential Credit Application to apply for the credit.

  • Charter Oak students: Log into the ACORN Student Portal and look in Student Self-Service / Student Forms.
  • Non-Charter Oak students: Contact the PLA Office to request a Credential Credit Application.

Course Description

Emergency Medical Response: 2 credits, lower division level
The EMR competencies focus on communication skills for public safety for law enforcement, fire, and EMS professionals. HIPAA privacy law, scene safety, and cultural competence (dealing with diverse populations) are stressed. EMRs are required to delineate the roles of the various professionals on scene, communicate pertinent medical information to EMTs and paramedics, assist as directed, and perform competency assessment of psychomotor and cognitive skills.