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First Responder to Emergency Medical Responder Bridge Course

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Odyssey Medical

28 Currie Street

Barrie, ON L4M 5N4

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Bridge Course First Responder to Emergency Medical Responder

Course length 40 hours over 2 weekends

Apr 7-8 and Apr 14-15, 2018

You must already hold a valid Canadian Red Cross First Responder Certification to Attend this course


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 for those functioning as a member of the health care team in a pre-hospital setting.

Course is for those providing a professional level of emergency response including firefighters, law-enforcement officers, and emergency medical services personnel. Includes CPR level HCP and AED. Meets the Paramedic Association of Canada National Occupational Competency Profiles for the practitioner level of emergency medical responder (EMR).

Instructor

Red Cross Advanced Emergency Care Instructor or Emergency Care Instructor Trainer

Prerequisites

Standard First Aid with CPR Level C

Completion

100% attendance, skills demonstration, two evaluated scenarios, and 80% min. passing grade on written exam

Certification

3-year certification in Emergency Medical Responder, CPR Level HCP, and AED

Recertification

40 hours; includes CPR Level HCP

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 CPR HCP
Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Take-Home Materials

Emergency Care
Emergency Care Workbook

Certification card and optional wall certificate

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Odyssey Medical

28 Currie Street

Barrie, ON L4M 5N4

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