EMR Recertification

Emergency Medical Responder Recertification


Fast Facts

Cost: $519.99/person
Length: 40 hours
Minimum: 4 people per class
Take Home: Certification Card (upon successful completion)

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The recertification course includes First Aid & CPR Guidelines 2010 and meets Federal regulations and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Advanced First Aid.

Course Details:

  • 40 hours with flexible scheduling options
  • 3-year Recertification in Emergency Medical Responder
  • Includes CPR Level HCP
  • Includes AED (Automated External Defibrillation) certification
  • Conducted by a certified Red Cross First Responder Instructor or Emergency Medical Responder Instructor

Prerequisites:

Please be aware that WSIB rules state that participants MUST alternate Full Courses and Recertification Courses.
Recertification courses may be taken IF participants:

1.  Have a CURRENT, UNEXPIRED certification card.
2.  The previous course was a RED CROSS certification course.

Participants may NOT recertify if their certification card is expired.
Participants may NOT recertify if their certification card is from another first aid organization.

A big focus of the course is on advanced first aid equipment including:

  • Oral Airways
  • Oxygen Administration
  • Automated External Defibrillators
  • Measuring Blood Pressure
  • Spinals - including boarding, cervical collars and helmet removal
  • KED application (Kendrick Extrication Device)
  • Traction Splints (Sager Traction Splint)

The course also teaches about serious injuries including:

  • Respiratory Emergencies
  • Cardiac Emergencies (CPR-HCP)
  • Deadly Bleeding and Shock
  • Injuries to the Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis
  • Special Populations and Crisis Intervention
  • Childbirth Multiple Casualty Incidents

Take-Home Materials:

  • Canadian Red Cross Emergency Care Manual (if participant doesn't have current manual)
  • NEW Canadian Red Cross CPR/AED Manual
  • Certification card, wall certificate (optional)