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Wilderness First Responder

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic). 510904

Description

Provides the knowledge and skills necessary to deal with medical and traumatic emergencies in remote settings.

Topics include patient assessment, difficult extrication and patient movement, basic search and rescue, emergency childbirth, allergies (includes anaphylaxis certification), toxins, burns, wounds, fractures, dislocations, shock, spinal assessment and management, brain/head injuries, respiratory distress, heat and cold injuries, BLS CPR, legal issues and treatment of common backcountry ailments such as lost fillings, fish hook removal, fever, etc…Most importantly, students improve critical thinking skills in medicine.

Additional certification fee required. (3 lec, 2 lab).

Details

Hours

4

Entrance Requirements

None

School

Eastern Maine Community College

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

Varies

Local WIB

1 - Northeastern Workforce Board

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

none

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$100.00

Testing/Exam Fees

$200.00

In-State/District Tuition

$376.00

Other Fees

$171.00 Comp, IT, Activity, Safety, course fee

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$752.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$847.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$1,223.00

Demand Occupation(s)

29-2042.00Emergency Medical Technicians
$18.00 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

354 Hogan Road, Bangor, Maine 04401

Phone Number

(207) 941-4600

Last Updated

Dec 21, 2021

Created

Jun 27, 2019

Renewal

Dec 21, 2023