Emergency Medical Responder Course (Ontario) with BLS (EMR with BLS)

Regular price $985.00 CAD
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Course by the Canadian Red Cross

Course Description: This comprehensive course delves deep into the essential knowledge and skills necessary to deliver life-saving care at a professional level. Participants will gain expertise in delivering appropriate patient assessments, providing on-going care, and ensuring safe transportation to healthcare facilities.

The course content adheres to the National Occupational Competency Profiles (NOCP) established by the Paramedic Association of Canada, ensuring a high standard of training. Through engaging and dynamic training techniques, participants will undergo scenario-based exercises that simulate real-life situations, preparing them for the challenges they may face in the field. Don't miss out on this invaluable opportunity to enhance your life-saving abilities.

Intended Audience: This course is designed for professionals in emergency medical care who are entrusted with crucial responsibilities such as initial assessments, providing safe and prudent care, and ensuring patient transport to suitable healthcare facilities. The course is open to individuals aged 16 and above, creating an inclusive learning environment for all aspiring emergency medical care providers.

Course Prerequisites: Participants must be certified in Standard First Aid with CPR Level C.

Emergency Medical Responder Course Overview

Course Content

The emergency medical responder course will cover the following subject matter:

  • The Professional Responder
  • Responding to the call
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Assessment
  • Airway management and respiratory emergencies
  • Circulatory emergencies
  • Hemorrhage and soft tissue trauma
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Chest, abdominal and pelvic injuries
  • Acute and chronic illnesses
  • Poisoning
  • Environmental illnesses
  • Pregnancy, labour, and delivery
  • Special populations
  • Crisis intervention
  • Reaching, lifting, and extricating patients
  • Multiple-casualty incidents
  • Pharmacology
  • Marine environment
  • Workplace Includes any other content required by specific legislation
  • Shock
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Transportation

Course Duration

80-120 hours (2 weeks)


Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a 3-year Red Cross certification in Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) and BLS

Course Materials

Included in the course:

  • Canadian Red Cross Emergency Care for Professional Responders Reference Text (eBook)
    • It is advised that you read the textbook in its entirety prior to the course.

(Hard copy can be purchased, but it is not included in the course)

Improve your ability to save lives by enrolling in our comprehensive EMR courses, available at multiple locations such as Ottawa, Kingston, Pembroke, Arnprior, Montreal, Kemptville, and Smith Falls. Our certified instructors provide hands-on training, empowering you with the necessary knowledge and skills to deliver effective emergency medical services. Take the first step and enroll in our courses today.

We encourage you to contact us if you require clarification on course availability or if you would like additional information. The courses we offer cover various subjects, including basic life support and first aid. Whether you are a medical professional or an individual looking to enhance their life-saving skills, we are committed to delivering exceptional education. Feel free to reach out to us and discover how we can assist you.

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