Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

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.

Intended Audience

Professionals in emergency medical care who may be responsible for initial assessments, the provision of safe and prudent care, and the transport of a patient to the most appropriate healthcare facility.

Course Overview

  • The Professional Responder 
  • Responding to the call 
  • Infection prevention and control 
  • Anatomy and physiology 
  • Assessment 
  • Airway management and respiratory emergences 
  • Circulatory emergencies
  • Hemorrhage and soft tissue trauma
  • Musculoskeletal injuries 
  • Chest, abdominal and pelvic injuries 
  • Acute and chronic illnesses 
  • Poisoning 
  • Environmental illnesses 
  • Pregnancy, labour and delivery 
  • Special populations 
  • Crisis intervention 
  • Reaching, lifting and extricating patients 
  • Multiple-casualty incidents 
  • Pharmacology 
  • Marine environment 
  • Workplace Includes any other content required by specific legislation 
  • Shock 
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Transportation

Course Prerequisites

Participant must be certified in Standard First Aid with CPR level C.

Course Duration

80-120 hours (based on jurisdiction) 

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

Upcoming Courses

October 21-31, 2019

First Aid Plus HQ - 301 Moodie Drive, Ottawa, ON
$985.00 Per Person

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December 9-19, 2019

First Aid Plus HQ - 301 Moodie Drive, Ottawa, ON
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Prerequisites

Participant must be certified in Standard First Aid with CPR level C.

Required Materials

  • Canadian Red Cross Emergency Care for Professional Responders Reference Text 
  • Canadian Red Cross Emergency Care for Professional Responders Workbook (optional)

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