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Published on Sep 13, 2023

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Appalachian First Response, in partnership with Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) and TRAINS funding, is excited to announce the launch of its first-ever Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) training program. Appalachian First Response is committed to providing a top-notch learning experience with experienced instructors and state-of-the-art training facilities. The program will cover essential topics such as patient assessment, CPR, first aid, trauma care, and emergency vehicle operations.


Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Be a resident of Kentucky.
  • Hold a valid GED or high school diploma.

"We believe that our community is at its strongest when we have well-trained and compassionate emergency responders," said Chris Gilley, BSCTC training instructor. "This EMR training program is an opportunity for individuals to develop the skills necessary to make a real impact in times of crisis, and we are thrilled to be a part of that journey."

For more information about the EMR training program, to apply, or to learn more about funding opportunities to train your workforce, please contact: Toni Ousley at 606-889-4983.