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Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Upgrade (Bridge)

$579.99

Price is per person

*You must have an unexpired First Responder certification to take the EMR Upgrade.

Fast Facts:

  • Length: 40 – 44 hours (Upgrade from First Responder)
  • Minimum: 4 people per class
  • Take Home: Emergency Care Manual, E-Certification Card (upon successful completion)

Course Dates:

  • Sept 5-6 & 12-13 (9a-7p)
  • Oct 17-18 & 24-25 (9a-7p) 1 spot left
  • Nov 14-15 & 21-22 (9a-7p) 3 spots left
  • Dec 5-6 & 12-13 (9a-7p)
  • Jan 9-10 & 16-17 (9a-7p)
  • Jan 30-31 & Feb 5-6 (9a-7p)
  • Feb 20-21 & 27-28 (9a-7p)
  • Mar 13-14 & 20-21 (9a-7p)
  • Apr 10-11 & 17-18 (9a-7p)
  • May 1-2 & 8-9 (9a-7p)
  • Jun 5-6 & 12-13 (9a-7p)

Register:

  • Select course dates & options and pay securely through PayPal. Select Pay with Credit Card or PayPal.
  • Right Reaction will email you full course details about 5 days before the course.
  • Courses are in Hamilton, ON – Rymal Rd & Glancaster Rd.

Please read our advanced courses cancellation policy.
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Description

Price is per person.

*You must have an unexpired First Responder certification to take the EMR Upgrade.

Please read our advanced courses cancellation policy.

This course includes First Aid & CPR/AED BLS Guidelines 2018 and meets OHS regulations for Advanced First Aid. The course is designed to meet the National Occupational Competency Profiles for the practitioner level of Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) established by the Paramedic Association of Canada (PAC). It provides the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until the next level of health care takes over.

Course Details:

  • Emergency Medical Responder certification = 80 hours
  • EMR Upgrade (Bridge) = 40-44 hour course with flexible scheduling options (Upgrade from First Responder)
  • Must have First Responder to take EMR Upgrade (Bridge)
  • 3-year certification as Emergency Medical Responder
  • Includes CPR Level BLS
  • Includes AED (Automated External Defibrillation) certification
  • Conducted by a certified Red Cross Emergency Medical Responder Instructor

Prerequisites:

CPR/AED Level C is mandatory, but it is recommended that participants have completed a Standard First Aid + CPR/AED course.
Those doing an upgrade to the EMR level must have a current Red Cross First Responder.
Recommended for those in emergency response, including Firefighters, Police, EMS personnel, OPT (or equivalent) personnel and workplace response teams.

Course Content:

All First Responder Content PLUS

  • The Emergency Scene
  • Specific Types of Respiratory Distress
  • Childbirth Complications
  • Reaching and Moving Casualties
  • Emergency Vehicle Operations and Transportation
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Nasopharyngeal Airways
  • Glasgow Coma Scale
  • Blast Injuries
  • Terminal Illnesses and Cancer
  • Behavioural or Psychiatric Disorders
  • Emergency Vehicle Operations
  • Air Medical Transportation
  • Pulse Oximetry

Take-Home Materials:

  • Canadian Red Cross Emergency Care Manual
  • E-Certification Card, Wall Certificate

Additional information

Date

Sept 5-6 & 12-13 (9a-7p), Oct 17-18 & 24-25 (9a-7p), Nov 14-15 & 21-22 (9a-7p), Dec 5-6 & 12-13 (9a-7p), Jan 9-10 & 16-17 (9a-7p), Jan 30-31 & Feb 5-6 (9a-7p), Feb 20-21 & 27-28 (9a-7p), Mar 13-14 & 20-21 (9a-7p), Apr 10-11 & 17-18 (9a-7p), May 1-2 & 8-9 (9a-7p), Jun 5-6 & 12-13 (9a-7p)

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