Breath for Life Inc

“First Aid & CPR Training in Edmonton and Area”


Emergency Medical Responder

Emergency Medical Responder Ambulance

Red Cross Emergency Medical Responder Program

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Breath for Life Inc offers the National Red Cross Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Program which educates you to an EMR’s scope of practice. This course is primarily for Fire Fighters and Law Enforcement personnel who do not require registration with the Alberta College of Paramedics. Breath for Life has offered the EMR program to the Northern Alberta region since 2007 and is committed to delivering quality education. Students taking this course will be engaged in academic and practical learning to appreciate and understand an EMR’s scope of practice. By taking this course with Breath for Life, you will experience a supportive, knowledgeable and experienced instructor who will guide you in your learning.

This course is approved by the Canadian Red Cross, and accepted by NAIT as a prerequisite course for PCP studies.

EMR Course Details

    • Time: 80 Hr In-class and virtual delivery
    • Duration: Over 3 Weeks (80 hours total)
    • Fees : $975.00 plus GST
    • Prerequisite course:
      • Red Cross Standard First Aid/Level C CPR
        • This course is a prerequisite and must be current within a year of taking this course
        • If you don’t have certification you must take it through Breath for Life by registering online: Standard First Aid/CPR-C
      • Registration Process:

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