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. Describe 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: Standard First Aid with Level C CPR/AED, It’s Your Move Alberta Health Services, HSF BLS, R2MR, International Trauma Life Support Basic Course, ICS 100 (Incident Command System) and Fitness.