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Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

This in depth course, offers further discovery into the knowledge and skills required to provide lifesaving skills and assessments to those needing care at a professional level, including patient assessments, on-going care and transport to a healthcare facility.  Course content follows the National Occupational Competency Profiles (NOCP) as defined by the Paramedic Association of Canada. The dynamic training in this course offers scenario 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

March 23 - April 2, 2020

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

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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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