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 and Firefighters 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.

Prerequisites

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, and any volunteer or full-time firefighter.

Special Notes

This course will meet the required training for Intermediate Certification for law enforcement. 

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
12/11/2023 12/15/2023 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAA23981 Register
02/26/2024 03/01/2024 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAA24046 Register
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05/20/2024 05/24/2024 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
08/26/2024 08/30/2024 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
09/30/2024 10/04/2024 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
12/09/2024 12/13/2024 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
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04/07/2025 04/11/2025 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
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