EMR Refresher Course (Emergency Medical Responder/First Responder) 16 hours




Bring each session:
1. A mask to wear during the course; gloves will be provided
2. Temperature checks and COVID practices within our job descriptions are followed

The EMR (Emergency Medical Responder) Refresher is a vital part of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system. The EMR is trained to get their first-the point when a difference can be made between life and death.

The re-training you are about to undergo is focused on the knowledge and skills to save a life, to comfort a patient at the height of the crisis, and to provide care that flows seamlessly into the care given by emergency personnel on the ambulance.

The EMR Refresher course is 16 hours of classroom instruction to include: Lecture, NREMT requirements for the EMR, Skills review for the 5 practical skill stations.

  • *If you are currently in your EMR certification you are not required to take the practical skills exam but practice in class.
  • We will cover Airway, Bleeding control, Cardiac arrest management, Vital signs, etc. Patient assessment is the main focus of this course.

MN Board Peace Officer Post approved. CE’s are obtained with classroom attendance.


EMR Refresher courses are:

  1. Day and Weekends sessions. See calendar for schedule.
  2. eBook or textbook can be purchased for an additional fee. This is not required. Can reuse initial course text.
  3. BLS Refresher CPR in class.
  4. Attendance/Cancellation policy signature required

EMR students to complete online prior to/or in class:

    1. http://emsrblm.mn.gov – Follow prompts of yes/no. sign in and fill out EMS application for new or refreshing certifications
    2. http://training.fema.gov/is/nims.aspx – FEMA certificates requirement for all new and refreshing students. Do the sections of 100, and 700 Print off both certificates and bring them to class. No testing of practical skills if this is not completed. If this is already completed just bring in copies
    3. cattonline.com -Online concussion training link, click the first chain link for medical professional; then start the course. When a course is complete,  you will get a certificate. Bring this to class.

A kitchen is on-site and restaurants are in the area.

Please add the course date to the MEMO with the payment

1557 Coon Rapids Blvd NW Suite # 200
Coon Rapids, MN. 55433