Emergency Medical Responder (Full Course)

Description

Due to the wide variety of certifications and recertifications available in this discipline, this course is not available on a regularly scheduled basis.

The course begins at 8:30am on all days unless otherwise noted. Participants should arrive 5 to 10 minutes early. This class is an 80-hour course for students who are taking the class for the first time or whose current EMR status has expired.

This comprehensive 80-hour course is done typically in 10 days of in-class work. Students will learn and demonstrate all knowledge and skill required to provide patient assessments, interventions, and ongoing care including transportation to a health care facility.

This course follows the Occupational Competency Profiles as defined by the College of Paramedics and Paramedic Association of Canada.

Skills taught include patient assessment, oxygen delivery and airway management, vehicle extrication, and pharmacology just to list a few. 

Once successfully completing the course they are valid for 3 years and can go on to become licensed with the Saskatchewan College of Paramedics.

NOTE: Students must have a valid Standard First Aid CPR C and AED course prior to attending this course.

Course Objectives

  • Students will be trained as professionals in safe emergency medical care and transport
  • Students will have the ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate all required skills 
  • Successfully complete two evaluation scenarios (one trauma and one medical) as well as a written exam
  • Attend and participate in 100% of the course

Duration

80 hours (10 days in class)

Certificate

All participants who successfully complete this program and achieve a 75% or higher on their exam will receive a Red Cross Certificate of Completion in the Emergency Medical Responder level emailed to you which is valid for three years. 

Licensing:
If a student wishes to be licensed with the Saskatchewan College of Paramedics after successfully completing this course they will then need to write the EMR Licensing Exam.

Canadian Red Cross Certified Course

Cost

$1350.00 + GST