Emergency Medical Responder (BLS)
Red Cross certification for those providing emergency response: firefighters, law-enforcement officers, emergency medical services personnel, and workplace responders. Meets the Paramedic Association of Canada National Occupational Competency Profile for the practitioner level of emergency medical responder (EMR).
Professionals in emergency medical care who may be responsible for initial assessments, the provision of safe and prudent care, and the transport of a patient to the most appropriate healthcare facility.
Participant must be certified in Standard First Aid with CPR level C (unexpired card must be shown on first day of course)
- Successfully demonstrate the required skills
- Minimum 75% mark for written, closed book, knowledge evaluation
- Successfully complete two evaluated scenarios (one medical and one trauma)
- Attend and participate in 100% of the course
3-year certification in Emergency Medical Responder (digital certificate issued upon successful completion)
Course Duration: Approximately 80 hours