EMR Training (Recertification) - Pickering, Ontario

EMR Training (Recertification) - Pickering, Ontario

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Sign up today for Swift Response's Red Cross Certified EMR Recertification (Emergency Medical Responder). 

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Our students are our top priority.   It's not just about getting your certificate; we want to make sure you learn the skills, and can perform them under pressure, preparing you for real world situations.  Our instructors are field experienced professionals with a passion for medical response. We go above and beyond to help our students to learn and succeed. 


Swift Response
1815 Ironstone Manor, Unit 14a
Pickering, ON  (Map)

Duration: 40 hours

Time: 8am to 6pm on weekends (unless otherwise specified)

Free parking

About the Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Recertification Course:

This course provides the skills and knowledge to help sustain life, minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness, and reduce pain in an emergency situation.  The Emergency Medical Responder course is ideal  for first responders such as firefighters, police, and emergency service personnel who function as a member of the health care team in a pre-hospital setting. 

Included in this course is BLS and AED. Swift Response's Emergency Medical Responder course meets the Paramedic Association of Canada National Occupational Competency Profiles for the practitioner level of emergency medical responder (EMR).


Current (not yet expired) Red Cross EMR certificate


100% attendance, skills demonstration, two evaluated scenarios, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam


3-year certification in Emergency Medical Responder, 1 year certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the Canadian Red Cross

Course Content   

Part 1 – Preparing to Respond

> The responder
> The emergency scene
> Preventing disease transmission

Part 2 – Establishing Priorities of Care

> Anatomy and physiology
> Assessment
> Respiratory emergencies
> Airway and ventilation
> Circulatory emergencies
> Bleeding
> Shock
> Pharmacology

Part 3 - Traumatic Injuries

> Soft tissue injuries
> Musculoskeletal injuries
> Head and spine injuries
> Chest, abdominal, and pelvic injuries

Part 4 – Medical Emergencies

> Sudden illnesses
> Poisoning
> Heat- and cold-related emergencies

Part 5 – Special Populations and Situations

> Special populations and crisis intervention
> Childbirth
> Reaching and moving patients
> Multiple casualty incidents
> Transportation
> Workplace

Includes BLS (Basic Life Support)
Includes any other content required by specific legislation