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Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)


Price is per person

Fast Facts:

  • Length: 80 hours
  • Right Reaction also offers First Responder (FR) (40 hrs) & EMR Upgrade/Bridge (EMR-U/B) (40 hrs)
  • FR + EMR-U/B = EMR (80 hrs)
  • Minimum: 6 people per class
  • Take Home: Emergency Care E-Manual, E-Certification Card (upon successful completion)

Course Dates:

  • To book a course for 6+ participants, email

Please read our advanced courses cancellation policy.
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Price is per person.

Please read our advanced courses cancellation policy.

This course includes First Aid & CPR/AED BLS Guidelines 2018 and meets OHS regulations for Professional Responders. 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
  • 3-year certification as Emergency Medical Responder
  • Includes CPR Level BLS
  • Includes AED (Automated External Defibrillation) certification
  • Conducted by a certified Red Cross Professional Responder Instructor


CPR/AED Level C is mandatory, but it is recommended that participants have completed a Standard First Aid + CPR/AED course.
Recommended for those in emergency response, including Firefighters, Police, EMS personnel, OPT (or equivalent) personnel and workplace response teams.

Course Content:

  • The Emergency Scene
  • Oral & Nasal Airway Administration
  • Oxygen Administration
  • Pulse Oximetry
  • Automated External Defibrillators
  • Measuring Blood Pressure
  • Spinals – including boarding, cervical collars and helmet removal
  • KED application (Kendrick Extrication Device)
  • Traction Splints (Sager Traction Splint)
  • Respiratory Emergencies
  • Cardiac Emergencies
  • Deadly Bleeding and Shock
  • Injuries to the Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis
  • Special Populations and Crisis Intervention
  • Childbirth
  • Multiple Casualty Incidents
  • Reaching and Moving Casualties
  • Emergency Vehicle Operations and Transportation
  • Glasgow Coma Scale
  • Blast Injuries
  • Terminal Illnesses
  • Behavioural or Psychiatric Disorders
  • Emergency Vehicle Operations
  • Air Medical Transportation

Take-Home Materials:

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

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