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.

hdgAHASTI - EMR Exam Clinical Review

This session is for AHASTI EMR graduates to return and practice through stations of scenarios and skills.

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hdgAHASTI - EMR Exam Knowledge Review

This session is exclusively for AHASTI EMR graduates to knowledge components prior to writing their Provincial Exam.

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hdgEmergency Medical Responder (EMR)

Don't miss our EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION! Confirm your registration 2 months before the start date to receive $200 off your tuition or 1 month before the start date for $100 off your tuition! The Program Standards set by Alberta College of Paramedics took effect January 1, 2019. Any program that starts on or after this date must adhere to these new standards. Some exciting changes to our program include: - increase in overall length to 240 hours. - 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. WHY AHASTI EMR??? No application fee! Complete the full program in as little as 8-10 weeks Mostly in-class instruction, lots of hands and practice time Flexible scheduling options High ACP exam success rate Student loans and RESP can be attained Our fees include texts and other equipment, one of the lowest priced programs in Alberta! Check out AHASTI's new Medical First Responder and Advanced First Aid programs as well - found under the Professional Responder Programs. Upcoming Class tentative dates: Weekday course options: May 11 (Calgary and Red Deer) - May 11, 13, 14, 25-28, June 1-4, 8-11, 16, 18, 19, 23, 25, plus ITLS July 4/5 and Driving May 19-23. July 13 (Calgary) - July 13, 15, 16, 20-23, 27-30, Aug 10-13, 18, 20, 25, 27, 28, plus ITLS Sept 10/11 and Driving Aug 4-7. July 20 (Red Deer) - July 20, 22-23, 27-30, Aug 10-13, 17-20, 25, 27, 28, Sept 1, 3, plus ITLS Sept 10/11 and Driving Aug 4-7. Sept 14 (Calgary and Red Deer) - Sept 14, 16, 17, 21-24, 28-30, Oct 1, 5-8, 13, 15, 16, 20, 22 and then ITLS Nov 2/3 and driving Nov 9/10/12/13 Monday/Wednesday Evenings and Friday/Saturday full day option: May 29 - May 29, 30, June 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 29, July 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, plus ITLS July 18/19 and Driving Aug 4-7. Sept 9 - Sept 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 21, 23, 25, 26, 28, 30, Oct 2, 3, 5, 7, 9, 10, 14, 16, 17, 19, 21, 23, plus ITLS Nov 2/3 and Driving Nov 9/10/12/13 Upcoming 2020 start dates!! Calgary or Red Deer Weekday Schedule: Oct 26, Nov 30 Calgary Evening/Weekend Schedule: Oct 28 Have group of 6 or more?? We can customize a set of course dates for you over (up to) 12 weeks, email emsprograms@safetyed.ca for details. *** Please note that extra time will also be needed for patient engagement opportunity, but are available in many flexible options during your program.

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hdgAHASTI - EMR Refresher

OUR EMR REFRESHER PROGRAM HAS CHANGED! This new refresher will complete candidates in ITLS basic, BLS CPR and Psychological First Aid as well as a refresher on skills, scenarios and content from the EMR program. Contact emsprograms@safetyed.ca for more information. A refresher course for those who have already successfully completed an ACP approved EMR program within the last three years. **** RED DEER CANDIDATES- PLEASE NOTE THAT SOME CLASS DAYS WILL BE HELD IN CALGARY****

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