EMR COURSES

 
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Courses Available
Full EMR course
Three day course that covers all aspects of Emergency Medical Response including CPR, wound and fracture management, spine boarding, Emergency Medical system, pediatrics, specialty populations, environmental management, systemic review of body systems and injuries as related to sports. The student is responsible for both written and practical tests. Workbook must be completed. (24 CEUs)

Emergency Medical Response Course Learning Objectives
This 24 hour continuing education course is a requirement for physical therapists applying to sit for the board certification examination, or recertification for Sports Physical therapy. Successful completion includes all didactic work, workbook and successful completion of the spine board and EMR practical.

Course requirements and objectives are:
• Training and certification for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) at the health care provider / professional rescuer level
• Training and certification for automated external defibrillation (AED)
• Training and certification for professional level acute injury management training as recognized by the American Red Cross and Sports Physical Therapy Section.
• The course curriculum will include didactic, laboratory and practical components to include:
- CPR for the Health Professional/Professional Rescuer and all subcomponents
- Acute Management of Injuries at the Professional Level and all subcomponents with additional curriculum in:
    Pediatric athletes’ acute management
    Concussion management
    Exertional Heat Illness
    Disabled/ Paralympics athlete management
- Medical Emergency Management at the Professional level and all subcomponents with additional curriculum in:
    Full age spectrum of athletes
    Disabled/Paralympics athletes
    Gender differences in emergency management
    Sports Performance Enhancement
- Administrative Responsibilities with Emergency Management to include:
    National Incident Management System
    Ethical and Legal considerations
    Event management roles and responsibilities
    Professional Roles and Responsibilities

One day re-certification course
One day course reviews all aspects of Emergency Medical Response including recertification in CPR, review of wound and fracture management, spine board, specialty populations as related to sports. The student is responsible for both written and practical tests. This course is open for students who are no more than 60 days in lapsed expiration of their last EMR course. Workbook is only required if a revision update has been released by the ARC since your last qualification. (8 CEUs)

Assessment: This course assures knowledge of all full course learning objectives.

For more information about courses and course details, follow this link.

SPTS Official EMR Provider

Residency Refund Program for EMR Courses


The Sports Physical Therapy Section of the APTA will provide up to five (5) annual scholarship refunds in the amount of $150.00 to Section member applicants of a credentialed sports residency. Candidates must be
- A student or professional member of the SPTS in good standing
- Provide proof of completion of an SPTS sponsored/approved Emergency Responder course via fax, or mailed to Mark De Carlo, Executive Director
- Candidate is accepted into a residency program within two years of course completion. A letter of acceptance must be faxed or mailed to Mark De Carlo, Executive Director.

About the EMR Course

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Text and workbooks are currently available at the red cross store: 

https://www.redcross.org/store/books-and-dvds/first-aid-and-cpr-aed



Materials you are required to purchase and complete for the course:
1. Text Book: You may choose to purchase the hard copy text book or download it onto your device. See below where to purchase.

2. Emergency Medical Response Workbook. Do not purchase on Amazon.com. See below where to purchase.
This workbook must be completed prior to attending your course.

3. Adult/infant CPR mask set. Purchase online from Cogent Steps, LLC.

For more information about the course and information for students, please follow this link.

Where to order your books:

COMBO TEXT & WORKBOOK:  https://www.redcross.org/store/emergency-medical-response-student-kit-2017/756560.html#start=27&cgid=first-aid-and-cpr-aed

JUST TEXTBOOK:  https://www.redcross.org/store/emergency-medical-response-textbook-2017/756540.html?cgid=first-aid-and-cpr-aed#start=25&cgid=first-aid-and-cpr-aed

JUST WORKBOOK: https://www.redcross.org/store/emergency-medical-response-workbook-2017/756541.html?cgid=first-aid-and-cpr-aed#prefn1=IsCourse&sz=12&searchtype=product&start=28&prefv1=false&cgid=first-aid-and-cpr-aed

 
This course is designed to be flexible and will meet, or exceed, the objectives set forth by the Department of Transportation. The course is designed specifically for the physical therapist working in providing sideline and courtside coverage for athletic events. Additionally, the course fulfills the requirements for a physical therapist to be eligible to submit their application for the ABPTS – SCS examination.

The course materials also include video presentations, slides, transparencies and hands-on laboratory sessions. Successful completion of both written and practical examinations is required for this course. Final practical examination will include successful completion of the following: bleeding control and shock management, trauma victim assessment and management, airway insertion and suction, management of injuries to soft tissue and skeletal structures and management of head, neck and back injuries.

Course Information For Students

Approximately two weeks prior to the course you will receive an email from the lead instructor or a staff member of Cogent Steps informing you of details of the course to include exact location, parking and any specifics of the location. We rely on our generous hosts including clinicians and clinics for support for our course locations.

NOTE! CANCELLATION POLICY!
Refunds will not be offered to those who cancel less than two weeks prior to the course except in extreme cases of medical emergency. Permission must be granted by the course director in these cases. Those who must cancel less than two weeks out may take the course at another time within the next year.

While we coordinate with our hosts, on a rare occasion  a situation may arise  where a course needs to be cancelled or postponed due to administrative, contract or registration issues. We make every attempt to decide 14 days prior to the first day. We recommend purchasing refundable tickets and hotel rooms or the purchase of travel insurance should a cancellation or postponement occur.  Students are welcome to transfer between courses if a conflict arises.

Materials you are required to purchase and complete for the course:
1. Text Book: You may choose to purchase the hard copy text book or download it onto your device. See below where to purchase.

2. Emergency Medical Response Workbook. Do not purchase on Amazon.com. See below where to purchase.
This workbook must be completed prior to attending your course.

3. Adult/infant CPR mask set. Purchase online from Cogent Steps, LLC.

For more information about the course and information for students, please follow this link.

Where to order your books:

COMBO TEXT & WORKBOOK:  https://www.redcross.org/store/emergency-medical-response-student-kit-2017/756560.html#start=27&cgid=first-aid-and-cpr-aed

JUST TEXTBOOK:  https://www.redcross.org/store/emergency-medical-response-textbook-2017/756540.html?cgid=first-aid-and-cpr-aed#start=25&cgid=first-aid-and-cpr-aed

JUST WORKBOOK: https://www.redcross.org/store/emergency-medical-response-workbook-2017/756541.html?cgid=first-aid-and-cpr-aed#prefn1=IsCourse&sz=12&searchtype=product&start=28&prefv1=false&cgid=first-aid-and-cpr-aed



For the recertification course:
The recertification course is a one day course that reviews all aspects of Emergency Medical Response including recertification in CPR, review of wound and fracture management, spine board, specialty populations as related to sports. The student is responsible for successful completion of a practical test. This course is open for students who are no more than 60 days in lapsed expiration of their last EMR course. The purchase of another workbook for this course is not required at this time. (8 CEU’s)


First Aid, CPR and AED

The American Red Cross recommends that you complete a Refresher every 3 months to keep your knowledge and skills sharp so you feel ready to respond – at home, at school, at your workplace, in your community or as a professional rescuer.

Connect to the American Red Cross Refresher Center

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