Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

Participants will learn and demonstrate all knowledge and skills needed to provide appropriate patient assessments, interventions, and on-going care, including the transportation of a patient to a healthcare facility. Course content may vary depending on jurisdictional requirements and, in addition, follows the National Occupational Competency Profiles (NOCP) as defined by the Paramedic Association of Canada. Participants will be engaged in dynamic training techniques including video, media presentations, skills demonstrations, practice sessions, discussions and scenarios based on real-life situations.

Additional pre-reading required

Duration: 80 hours (10 days, Monday-Friday)

Cost: 1,475.00

Completion:

  • Successfully demonstrate the required skills
  • Minimum 75% mark for written, closed book, knowledge evaluation
  • Successfully complete two evaluated scenarios (one medical and one trauma)
  • Attend and participate in 100% of the course

Certification:

3-year certification in Emergency Medical Responder (digital certificate issued upon successful completion)
1-year certificate in Basic Life Support (BLS)

Course Content:

  • The Professional Responder
  • Responding to the call
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Assessment
  • Airway management and respiratory emergences
  • Circulatory emergencies
  • Shock
  • Hemorrhage and soft tissue trauma
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Chest, abdominal and pelvic injuries
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Acute and chronic illnesses
  • Poisoning
  • Environmental illnesses
  • Pregnancy, labour and delivery
  • Special populations
  • Crisis intervention
  • Reaching, lifting and extricating patients
  • Transportation
  • Multiple-casualty incidents
  • Pharmacology
  • Marine environment
  • Workplace requirements
Includes any other content required by specific legislation
Details Price Qty
December 7-18, 2020 (Mon-Fri 10 days) $1,475.00 (CAD)  
January 25 - February 5, 2021 (Mon-Fri 10 days) $1,475.00 (CAD)  
March 15-26, 2021 (Mon-Fri 10 days) $1,475.00 (CAD)  

  • December 7-18, 2020 (Mon-Fri 10 days)
    December 7, 2020 - December 18, 2020
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • January 25 - February 5, 2021 (Mon-Fri 10 days)
    January 25, 2021 - February 5, 2021
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • March 15-26, 2021 (Mon-Fri 10 days)
    March 15, 2021 - March 26, 2021
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm