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Emergency Medical Responder Upgrade

Current Red Cross First Responder Certification. If using an equivalent to a Red Cross Certification a Prior Learning Assessment letter from Red Cross must be submitted. Copies of prerequisites must be uploaded and attached as part of the application process.

Additional Requirements:
100% attendance, skill demonstration, successful completion of two (2) evaluated scenarios and at least 80% on the written exam.

This 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. This course is for those providing emergency response such as: firefighters, law enforcement officers and emergency medical services personnel. This course meets the requirements of the Paramedic Association of Canada National Occupational Competency Profile for the practitioner level of emergency medical responder (EMR).

Course Outline:
Part 1 – Preparing to Respond
• The responder
• The emergency scene
• Preventing disease transmission

Part 2 – Establishing Priorities of Care
• Anatomy and physiology
• Assessment
• Respiratory emergencies
• Airway and ventilation
• Circulatory emergencies
• Bleeding
• Shock
• Pharmacology

Part 3 – Traumatic Injuries
• Soft tissue injuries
• Musculoskeletal injuries
• Head and spine injuries
• Chest, abdominal and pelvic injuries

Part 4 – Medical Emergencies
• Sudden illnesses
• Poisoning
• Heat and cold related emergencies

Part 5 – Special Populations and Situations
• Special populations & crisis intervention
• Childbirth
• Reaching and moving patients
• Multiple casualty incidents
• Transportation

Course Duration: 5 days

Course Hours: 8:00a.m. to 4:30p.m.

Payment must be made when registering for courses. We reserve the right to cancel seven days prior to any course in which the minimum registration is not achieved.

Price: $500.01

Available Classes

Class Scheduled Dates Registration Deadline
Emergency Medical Responder Upgrade 07-Mar-2016 - 11-Mar-2016
(8am - 4:30pm)
0 Remaining Sold Out

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