Emergency Medical Responder:
Canadian Red Cross
This course provides the knowledge and skills that are necessary in an emergency to sustain life, reduce pain and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness for those functioning as a member of the health care team in the prehospital setting.
The Emergency Medical Responder course is for those providing a professional level of emergency response, including; firefighters, law enforcement officers and emergency medical personnel. This course meets the Paramedic Association of Canada National Occupational Competency Profiles for the practitioner level of emergency medical responder (EMR).
Course length: 80-120 hours
Prerequisites: Standard First Aid with Level C CPR
Certification: 3 years
Recertification Course: 40 hours