Course Description:

This course is designed to train the lay person in emergency care of the sick and injured until more advanced emergency care providers arrive. This class is geared to industry, law enforcement and fire services that need emergency medical training but not to EMT-Basic level or above. Class is 48 hours long. Students are taught bandaging, splinting, simple spinal immobilization, basic life support, oxygen treatment, and emergency childbirth. On passing the class and payment of fees the students become Louisiana State Certified First Responders.


  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Meet Bureau of EMS requirements.
  • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) at the Health Care Provider Level (American Heart Association or approved equivalent).