Emergency Medical Responder Upgrade
Course duration: 40 Hours Minimum, Required to attend all days listed
Written exam: (min. passing grade 80%)
Pre-requisite for this course is FR – First Responder Certification within first year of 3 year valid certification. Proof of certification is required.
Includes the latest First Aid and CPR Guidelines. Meets the Paramedic Association of Canada National Occupational Competency Profiles for the practitioner level of emergency medical responder (EMR).
This course provides the knowledge and skills necessary to identify life-threatening emergencies, help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness. Ultimately this program equips the participant with the knowledge and confidence needed to function in a pre-hospital environment as a member of the local health services delivery team.