AHASTI - 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.


64 Hours


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

  • All EMR Refresher Candidate will require:
  • Must be 18 years of age by the first day of the program.
  • Show proof of graduation from an ACP-approved EMR program that has been completed no later than 3 years from the start of the EMR-Refresher program or proof of an ACP registration at the EMR level within the last year.
  • Class 5 drivers license.
  • If you have any questions, please contact EMSprograms@safetyed.ca or 1-888-670-5406.


Course Expectations:
100% attendance is mandatory, lateness will also not be tolerated. Respect - for each other, the instructor, the facility, and the equipment. Professionalism - you are expected to demonstrate the same level of professionalism as would be expected of any EMS personal. All assignments, skills and exams must completed on time and at an overall grade of 80% or higher.

Student must complete their Alberta College of Paramedics provincial exam and become registered as an EMR within 1 year from the completion of their EMR course. If not, students may be asked by ACP to complete a full EMR program.

The program we offer is a high quality practical, skill-based student education. There is a self study component, supplemented by interactive multi-media presentations, internet based review and pre-assignments.

Daily Assignments:
Assignments that will need to be completed outside of the course scheduled time (homework) will be assigned on a daily basis.

Final Evaluation:
Candidates will complete a final written exam and practical scenario on the final day of the program.

For further information on the course evaluation criteria or general questions, please email EMSprograms@safetyed.ca.

hdgCertifications Earned

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

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

hdgAdditional Information

AHASTI uses the following EMR textbook:

EMR Complete - Worktext, Second Edition
From: Pearson Publishing

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