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 Refresher

A refresher course for those who have already successfully completed an ACP-approved EMR course. Please note the course fee for this program is $1150.00. This fee includes mandatory books and resources. Pre-requisites will be requested of candidates upon registration.

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

hdgAHASTI EMR Exam Clinical Review

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

- View the EMR Clinical Course Description
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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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hdgAHASTI - 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 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

hdgEMR Books and Materials

Books and Material fee for EMR students. Only for student registered in the EMR program.

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

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