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The Canadian Red Cross EMR course is a comprehensive
training program equipping participants with essential skills to respond to
medical emergencies. Topics covered include patient assessment, CPR, AED usage,
and managing various medical and traumatic situations. Upon completion,
participants receive a nationally recognized certification, qualifying them to license with EMALB to
work as Emergency Medical Responders in diverse settings.
Emergency Medical Responder
This 80 hour-course will help trainees learn and demonstrate the skills required to provide appropriate assessments and ongoing in all emergency situations.
Responders will learn various teaching techniques in both practical and realistic situations. This course is made for and developed by Professional Responders.
EMR Bridging Course
Candidates who have instructional experience with another recognized program can extend their skills and career prospects with this bridging course.
EMALB is the governing body in BC responsible for licensing Emergency Medical Responders (EMRs) to ensure they meet required standards. To become licensed, candidates must complete approved training and pass an exam, demonstrating their competency in essential medical skills. Licensing must be completed within one year on complete the EMR course. Once licensed, EMRs are qualified to provide timely and effective emergency medical care in various settings, making a significant contribution to community safety and well-being.
Becoming an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) can serve as
an excellent stepping stone for a rewarding and fulfilling career in the
healthcare field. Such as:
BC Emergency Health Services
Stepping stone to Primary Care Paramedic
Volunteer organizations. Such as:
Search and Rescue
Frequently Asked Question
Participants must be certified in Standard First Aid with CPR level C if they wish to proceed with this course.
Participants need to attend 100% of classes and achieve a minimum of 75% on both written and practical examinations.
Participants will receive a certificate that is valid for 3 years. However will have 1 year to complete licensing with EMALB
You will need to have a current OFA level 3 or First Responder certificate