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6/8-6/20: Emergency Medical Responder Full Course (Kelowna)

101-266 Lawrence Ave

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This course will be running June 8 to 24 from 8:30am to 5pm each day (no classes on Saturday and Sunday). Course requires a current Standard First Aid with CPR-C. We are running a full SFA June 6 and 7. If you need to recert we are running a recert May 30. To register for courses please go to www.turnerfirstaidtraining.com.

Duration: 80-120 hours (based on jurisdiction)
Participants will learn and demonstrate all knowledge and skills needed to provide appropriate patient assessments, interventions, and on-going care, including the transportation of a patient to a healthcare facility. Course content may vary depending on jurisdictional requirements and, in addition, follows the National Occupational Competency Profiles (NOCP) as defined by the Paramedic Association of Canada. Participants will be engaged in dynamic training techniques including video, media presentations, skills demonstrations, practice sessions, discussions and scenarios based on real-life situations.

AUDIENCE
Professionals in emergency medical care who may be responsible for initial assessments, the provision of safe and prudent care, and the transport of a patient to the most appropriate healthcare facility.

PREREQUISITES
Participant must be currently certified in Standard First Aid with CPR level C.

COMPLETION
Successfully demonstrate the required skills
Minimum 75% mark for written, closed book, knowledge evaluation
Successfully complete two evaluated scenarios (one medical and one trauma)
Attend and participate in 100% of the course
CERTIFICATION
3-year certification in Emergency Medical Responder (digital certificate issued upon successful completion)

RECERTIFICATION
40 hours

COURSE CONTENT
The Professional Responder
Responding to the call
Infection prevention and control
Anatomy and physiology
Assessment
Airway management and respiratory emergences
Circulatory emergencies
Shock
Hemorrhage and soft tissue trauma
Musculoskeletal injuries
Chest, abdominal and pelvic injuries
Head and spinal injuries
Acute and chronic illnesses
Poisoning
Environmental illnesses
Pregnancy, labour and delivery
Special populations
Crisis intervention
Reaching, lifting and extricating patients
Transportation
Multiple-casualty incidents
Pharmacology
Marine environment
Workplace
Includes any other content required by specific legislation

PARTICIPANT MATERIALS
Canadian Red Cross Emergency Care for Professional Responders Reference Text
Canadian Red Cross Emergency Care for Professional Responders Workbook (optional)

Please note that this course requires a minimum of 6 participants to run. Course may be subject to cancellation if numbers are not met.
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