Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) is a 100 hour blended program that provides fundamental medical training for those entering pre-hospital emergency care. The program intended for emergency response personnel such as paramedics, firefighters, law-enforce officers, emergency medical services personnel, and industrial workplace responders.
The course consists of 30 hours of guided online study and 70 hours of in-class practice. The student will need to complete at least 20 hours of the online material prior to the in-class course work. This program reduces in-class time while effectively providing you with the knowledge and skills necessary to be the first on the scene in an emergency; to help sustain life, reduce pain and minimize the consequences of injury, trauma or sudden illness. Meets requirements for Emergency Medical Assistants Licensing Board (BC) EMR License application.
NO PREREQUISITES REQUIRED. Some previous first aid knowledge is advisable. Students must register no later than 2 weeks prior to the start of the in-class date.
Register early! Space is limited.
Next Class: October 17 - October 28 at the Nanaimo Branch.
Call 250-729-8889 to register or go online at www.sja.ca
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