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Mon Mar 12, 2018 - Fri Mar 23, 2018
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Emergency Medical Responder Course


The EMR course provides the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness in a pre-hospital setting.

This course is for those providing emergency response; these may include firefighters, law enforcement officers, workplace responders and emergency medical services (EMS) personnel.

This course meets the prerequisites for a student to write the BC Gov't Emergency Medical Assistant (EMA) exams.

Date: March 12 – 23, 2018
Time: Mon - Fri; 8 am - 5 pm
Location: Comox Valley Campus
Cost: $995 (includes books & all supplies)
Instructor: Ernie Payne

Prerequisite(s): Participant must be certified in Standard First Aid with CPR level C or higher. Pre-reading and homework required, contact First Aid Dept. at 250-334-5092 to arrange to get course materials. Minimum of 16 years of age. Students under 19 require a parent/ guardian signed waiver.

Employers / Sponsorship Organizations: To sponsor a student please complete the sponsorship form. Please ensure they fill out their complete name, address, phone number and birth date on the registration form. Once completed, email them to or fax them to 250-334-5260. Spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis. 

For more information, or to register, visit the course information online. For a full list of additional first aid courses at NIC, visit