Emergency Medical Responder

Course provides the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness in a pre-hospital setting. Course is for those providing emergency response: firefighters, law-enforcement officers, and emergency medical services personnel. Meets the Paramedic Association of Canada National Occupational Competency Profile for the practitioner level of emergency medical responder (EMR)

Class begins at: 09:00 Friday, Saturday & Sunday


Emergency Medical Responder Certification

Duration:

80-120 hours for full certification course

Instructor:

Red Cross Advanced Emergency Care Instructor or Emergency Care Instructor Trainer

Prerequisites:

Standard First Aid with CPR C (or HCP)
pre-course assignment

Price:

$925.00 (Regular $995.00)

Completion Requirements:

100% attendance, skill demonstration, 2 evaluated scenarios, and 80% min. passing grade on written exam

Certification:

3-year certification in Emergency Medical Responder, CPR Level HCP, and AED


Emergency Medical Responder Recertification

Duration:

40-44 hours; includes CPR Level HCP

Recertification Prerequisites:

Current Red Cross full certification (EMR), valid within 3 years

Price:

$525.00

Completion Requirements:

100% attendance, skill demonstration, 2 evaluated scenarios, and 80% min. passing grade on written exam

Recertification:

3-year certification - Emergency Medical Responder, CPR Level HCP, and AED

Recommended for:

Paraedics, firefighters, Pre-fire students, patient transfer staff.

What you will learn:

Part 1: Preparing to Respond Part 4: Medical Emergencies
  • The Responder
  • Sudden illness
  • The Emergency Scene
  • Poisoning
  • Preventing disease transmission
  • Heat- & Cold- related emergencies
  • Part 2: Establishing Priorities of Care Part 5: Special Populations and Situations
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Special populations & crisis intervention
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Childbirth
  • Airway and ventilation
  • Reaching and moving patients
  • Circulatory emergencies
  • Multiple casualty incidents
  • Bleeding
  • Transportation
  • shock
  • Pharmacology
  • Part 3: Traumatic Injuries
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Chest, abdominal, and pelvic injuries


  • Take home material:

    Canadian Red Cross Emergency Care Manual (full course only).
    Emergency Medical Responder Workbook
    Emergency Medical Responder Skills Summaries
    Certification card (upon successful completion)
    Certificate (upon successful completion)




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