First Responder

Course Hours: 40.0 Hours

Course Description

Based on recognized first responder guidelines, this course provides training in the skills needed to provide the first patient contact in the emergency medical services system. Police officers are often the first on the scene of emergency medical calls and have a responsibility to know what to do. Through instruction in patient assessment, patient care, legal aspects, terminology, diagnostic signs, life threatening emergencies and many other topics, the First Responder will be better prepared to provide better care for the patient.


Students must provide proof of current CPR certification from a national provider such as the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross. This must include Adult CPR, Pediatric CPR, and Automated External Defibrillation. Must be sworn and certified law enforcement.

Who Should Attend

Any sworn and certified local, state, or federal law enforcement officer.

Special Notes

This course will meet the required training for Intermediate Certification. Registration is restricted to law enforcement personnel only to assist with the demand for this type of training due to POST certification requirements.

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
11/01/2021 11/05/2021 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAA21689 Register