Nine complete EMR class at Jackson Parish Ambulance Training Center

The Jackson Parish Ambulance Service District would like to offer congratulations to the nine students who completed their first Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) class at the Jackson Parish Ambulance Training Center. AL;o addtional student completed an EMR refresher course. These students can apply all tuition payments for the EMR class to the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course coming in January 2023. 

Shown in the banner above are: L-R) Front – Jeff Carpenter- Instructor, Logan Carpenter, Kasey Barber, Kim Reed, Beth Maxwell and Kaylee Etheridge. (L-R) Back: Morgan Layfield, Austin Willis, Remington Heard, Michael Heard and Jimmy Horn – Instructor

During the Emergency Medical Responder course the participants learned how to do the following life saving skills. 

Conduct Primary and Secondary Examinations
Take and record vital signs
Utilize non-invasive diagnostic devices
Open and maintain patient airways
Provide CPR and airway obstruction care
Provide wound care and bleeding control
Assist with prehospital childbirth
Administer medical oxygen
Provide care for suspected medical emergencies
Perform cardiac defibrillation with an AED

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