As an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), you are responsible for initial scene survey, patient stabilization, trauma and medical patient care, pharmacology, automated external defibrillator (AED) administration and oxygen therapy. You will work collaboratively with physicians, paramedics, fire services, and search and rescue.
NAIT’s EMR training provides an entry point into the emergency medical services field or can be a rewarding career on its own. Practical hands-on training complements theoretical components of the course. The curriculum includes the following topics: physiology as it relates to, ear, nose, and throat, Airway management and ventilation, respiratory system anatomy and physiology, cardiovascular system, musculoskeletal system, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics concepts surrounding pharmacotherapy.
Students will complete: Intermediate First Aid with Level C CPR/AED, Heart and Stroke Foundations Basic Life Support (BLS), The Working Mind First Responder (TWMFR), International Trauma Life Support Basic Course (ITLS), and Fitness.
In order to register for this course, you must complete ITMS100 Medical Terminology.
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