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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 www.nic.bc.ca/continuingeducation/searchforcourses.aspx?type=FAID.
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