Emergency Medical Responder

In order to work in the province of Alberta in the emergency medical services industry, all candidates must be registered with the Alberta College of Paramedics - ACP (www.collegeofparamedics.org).

The Provincial Registration Process:
Upon successful completion of an approved EMR program applicants are eligible to write the Provincial Registration Examination at a scheduled sitting. AHASTI's EMR and Refresher programa are approved programs by ACP. An applicant must successfully complete the Provincial Exam AND attain Registration within one year of completing an approved program or approval from the Registration Committee.

For more information on the Provincial Registration Process, please go to the Alberta College of Paramedics website at http://www.collegeofparamedics.org/registration.php.

hdgEmergency Medical Responder (EMR) 2019

The Emergency Medical Responder programs in Alberta are changing! The Program Standards set by Alberta College of Paramedics are set to take effect January 1, 2019. Any program that starts on or after this date must adhere to these new standards. AHASTI has updated our program to meet these requirements. Some exciting changes to our program include: - increase in overall length to 240 hours. - new entrance requirements. - addition of 40 hour driving program including simulation and in-vehicle drive time. - addition of the ITLS Basic program. - addition of Patient Engagement, this is some basic clinical time practicing some skills on sick and/or not sick adults. Check out AHASTI's new Medical First Responder program as well - found under the Professional Responder Programs.

- View the EMR-2019 Course Description
- View the EMR-2019 Course Schedule

hdgEMR Books and Materials 2018

Books and Material fee for EMR students. Only for student registered in the EMR program. The new 2019 EMR program material list may change.

- View the EMR Books/Materials Course Description
- View the EMR Books/Materials Course Schedule

hdgEmergency Medical Responder (EMR) 2018

The EMR program is designed for individuals entering into the Paramedicine Profession. If you are interested are in becoming an OH&S Officer, volunteer fire departments, workplace first aid attendant or for general interest, check out our Professional Responder Programs - Advanced First Aid and Medical First Responder. The AHASTI EMR is a 120 hour in class all inclusive program that prepares future EMS practitioners for the EMS community. It is structured to train students to work as members of the EMS community through lecture and lab practice, with additional study and homework time after each session. Students are expected to have 100% attendance and the expectations of professionalism and integrity will be assessed throughout. Topic areas are first presented by examining the theory related to a particular condition followed by the practical aspect of emergency care. The course outline will detail the order of the presentation topics to allow for advanced reading of topics prior to delivery of lectures. EMR candidates will also complete and receive a Canadian Red Cross Health Care Provider level of CPR certification during the program, as well as complete the Professional Driver Improvement Course through the Alberta Safety Council. The last day of the course will be devoted to a written exam and practical testing. Our goal is to get the student comfortable as an EMS member in the community. Our professional instructor base is made up of experienced Emergency Medical Responders, Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedic personnel who are highly dedicated to their students. Fees: $1400 Tuition $250 Books and Materials Course Expectations: 100% attendance is mandatory, lateness will not be tolerated Respect - for each other, the instructor, the facility, and the equipment Professionalism - you are expected to demonstrate LOOKING FOR EMR IN 2019???? The EMR is undergoing a province wide revision. Courses will now become a minimum of 240 hours in length. Additional components such as ITLS course, 40 hour driving course, and patient engagement time will be added. New entry requirements such as a class 5 drivers license (no GDL), 18 years of age and high school courses such as English 30, Math 20, and Biology 30. Keep an eye on our website for more upcoming information.

- View the EMR Course Description
- View the EMR Course Schedule

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