Emergency Medical Responder Online with In Person Skills

Course Description

The Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) course is an entry-level emergency medical provider course that will prepare individuals for employment or a volunteer position in a variety of pre-hospital, industrial and first responder settings. The successful completion of an approved EMR course can be a pre-requisite to pursuing training as a Fire Fighter and many Law Enforcement programs.  

The EMR course is designed to provide participants with the basic knowledge and skills to manage many medical and trauma-related emergencies. Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are eligible to seek national certification as an Emergency Medical Responder through the National Registry of EMTs. 

This Washington State Department of Health, Office of Community Health Systems “Approved Course” has been designed by INHS to meet or exceed the National Standard Curriculum for Emergency Medical Responder, as developed by the United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and amended by the State of Washington. 



  • Recognize the seriousness of the patient's condition or extent of injuries to assess requirements for emergency medical care.
  • Administer appropriate emergency medical care for life threatening injuries relative to airway, breathing and circulation. 
  • Perform safely and effectively the expectations of the job description. 


Required Hours

  • Didactic Online Content: 40
  • In-Person Lab Skills: 16
  • Internship (Field): 12 

Total Required Hours = 68 


Eligibility Requirements

Participants must:  

  • Be 17 years of age at the time of enrollment.  
  • Be physically capable of performing the essential duties of an Emergency Medical Responder.  
  • Hold a current CPR course completion card at the American Heart Association BLS level or the American Red Cross "CPR for the Professional Rescuer” level. 

Please know that enrollment into the EMR course is a two step process. This process includes registering and minimum payment as well as completion and submission of the course application (to be emailed after registration). Should the applicant complete both of these steps and meet the minimum requirements, they are considered accepted and enrolled in the program. 

EMR Book 145.00
Course Hrs. 68.0
EMR Application Complete Application.pdf

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