AHASTI - Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

The EMR program is designed for individuals entering into the Paramedicine Profession. If you're interests are in becoming an OH&S Officer, workplace first aid attentant or for general interest, check out the 2 week Advanced First Aid option - www.safetyed.ca/info/afa.

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

hdgContent

The following items are covered in this AHASTI - Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) class:

  • • EMS Systems and resources
  • • Medical – Legal Issues including legislation and scope of practice
  • • Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
  • Professional Driver’s Improvement Course
  • Health Care Provider CPR as well as additional airway management, oxygen therapy, AED
  • Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Pathophysiology
  • Safe Work Environment including PPE, WHMIS, occupational hazards
  • Leadership and communication
  • Primary and Secondary Surveys
  • Vitals and history taking
  • Assess and care for illnesses and injuries
  • Multiple Casualty Incident (MCI)
  • Pharmacology and medication administration
  • Emergency communication system and medical dispatch systems

hdgDuration

120 hrs

hdgPrerequisites

The following are the prerequisite that a student is required to have before being allowed into this course:

  • 18 years of age
  • Class 5 Driver's license

hdgDescription

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.

hdgCertifications Earned

Upon successful completion of this program you will have earned the following tickets:

  • Canadian Red Cross Healthcare Provider CPR
  • Professional Driver's Improvement Course
  • AHASTI Emergency Medical Responder Certificate

hdgAdditional Information

AHASTI uses the following EMR textbook:

EMR Complete - Worktext, Second Edition
From: Pearson Publishing

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