North Dakota Emergency Medical Services Association

Emergency Medical Responder Initial Course

Next EMR Course will begin August 10th!

Register here

Registration for the August 10th course ends July 26th.

We cannot take late registrations.

Upcoming Courses

Course Beginning  Course Conclusion
September 8, 2021  (Registration Ends August 27th)  November 10, 2021
November 3, 2021  (Registration Ends October 19th)  January 12, 2021
January 5, 2022  (Registration Ends December 20th)  March 2, 2022
March 9, 2022  (Registration Ends February 22nd)  May 18, 2022
May 25, 2022  (Registration Ends May 9th) August 3, 2022
August 10, 2022  (Registration Ends July 26th)  October 19, 2022
October 26, 2022  (Registration Ends October 11th)  January 4, 2023

The online EMR course is a 50- 60 hour course offered to give the students the flexibility of taking an EMS class without having to sit in a classroom for 2-3 hrs twice a week. Students will be given a textbook and have access to an online classroom. Sponsors (fire/ambulance services) will be guiding the students through the skills portion. Students will be required to do the assigned reading and assignments which will include quizzes. The sponsors will be the ones administered the Psychomotor exam at the end of the course.  The course is $600.00 including the book. Students who successfully complete course will be eligible for a $200 reimbursement from the ND Department of Health Division of Emergency Medical Systems (must be affiliated with a QRU or ambulance service). They will also be eligible for a one year free membership with the ND EMS Association. Prior to registration each student will be required to have a sponsor to assist with the practical portion.

Must be 16 of years of age to become a state certified EMR. Minimum of 5 students must be registered.

*Health Care provider CPR is a prerequisite*

Register here for the August Course

Registration for the August 10th course ends July 26th.

We cannot take late registrations.

Skill Sheets

PT Assessment Medical

PT Assessment Trauma

Cardiac Arrest AED

O2 Administration by Non- Rebreather Mask

BVM Ventilation of an Apneic Adult PT

Cancellation and Refund Policy


If for some reason you decide you can’t attend the EMR Course after you have registered, you can cancel your registration up to the start of the course.  However, if you have already redeemed your textbook/access code for the online portion of the course that is a onetime use and is non-refundable.


Once you have notified us of your cancellation, we will process your refund minus a $30 processing fee and mail your refund out within 7 business days.


If textbooks have been opened and access code has been used, they are non-refundable.  If the text book/access code has not been used, we will issue a refund for the book.  You are responsible for paying for the shipping costs for returning your book.

There must be 5 or more registered for the class to occur. 

North Dakota EMS Association

1622 East Interstate Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58503


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