Emergency Medical Responder (Recertification)

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 a 40-hour course for students whose current EMR status has not expired.

This comprehensive refresher course is done typically in 5 days of in-class work. Students will review and demonstrate their knowledge and skills 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 another 3 years.

NOTE: Students must have a valid Standard First Aid CPR C and AED and EMR certification 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

40 hours (5 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 Recertification 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.

Cost

$525.00 + GST