Hudson Hybrid EMR Class Announcement

Dates:                                       February 2nd – March 28th, 2020


Location:                                 Hudson Fire Department/Online


Class Hours:                    

In Person Sessions                     All in person sessions are done at the Hudson Fire Department, Hudson, IL

  • 2/2/2020                               1000-1200 (Orientation)

  • 2/15/2020                             0800-1200 (Skills)

  • 2/22/2020                             1800-2200 (CPR - If needed)

  • 2/29/2020                             0800-1200 (Skills)

  • 3/14/2020                             0800-1000 (Skills)

  • 3/28/2020                             0800-1200 (Final Test)


Course Length:                   Total 66 hours


Cost:                                         System Members*:                     $200 (Textbook Separate)

                                                    Non-System Members:              $275 (Textbook Separate)

                                                    If CPR is needed additional:      $25

                                                    *Checks made payable to McLean County Area EMS. CPR can be paid the night of class. 


Book:                                       Emergency Medical Responder: First on Scene, 11th Edition with MyLab Brady Access Card.

                                                    It can be either the paper version or eText, but you must have MyLab Brady access card. 


Prerequisites:                       Age 18 or older (16 or older with provisional license, contact office for anyone under 18)

                                                    Current Illinois Drivers License or State ID

                                                    Cannot have a felony

Enrollment Capacity:      8 minimum/25 maximum 

Enrollment Deadline:        January 31st, 2020 (Payment due by February 7th, 2020)


Contact:                                  Jeff Kiesling                                 



*Note a prospective student who is on a System Member Agency can receive the System Member Pricing


How It Works

This class will be mostly done online at your pace. This class is created to make it easy for people to obtain a State of Illinois Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) License. In order to be successful for this class you will need a computer with internet, self motivation and discipline. There will at least four in person class sessions (and a CPR class if needed). These in person sessions are designed to get students the necessary hands on experience it takes to be a EMR. 

Steps to Enroll

1. Review class announcement above 

2. Fill out application below

3. Ensure Payment is submitted (Acceptance is not complete until payment is received)

4. Once all documents are received and approved, you will receive a email with acceptance into the program

5. You will also receive an email with instructions and additional information on the class


You are required to have a Healthcare Level CPR card before the completion of class. We will be offering a CPR class on 2/22 from 6pm-10pm at a location to be announced. The class will cost $25 for the CPR card. If you are unable to attend this class, you must find another class to obtain a Healthcare Level CPR card. Proof of completion will be needed prior to final test date. If you already have a healthcare level CPR card, please provide a copy of the card to our office. You will not be required to re-take the class.



Please fill out all information below. Once your application, copy of driver's license and payment is received, you will receive a letter of acceptance into the program. 

Paper Applications sent to 1609 Northbrook Dr, Suite 8, Normal, IL 61761

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Current Resource Hospital: OSF St. Joseph Medical Center