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Course Description

Emergency Response Fundamentals focuses on entry-level training required for working in the field of emergency prehospital care. Topics covered include
emergency medical services, patient assessment, basic life support, therapies, trauma and medical emergencies, emergency childbirth, geriatrics, environmental emergencies, special situations and professionalism.

Prerequisites

Applicants must demonstrate the following in order to be eligible for admission:

  • Driver's license - Class 5 or GDL
  • Possess Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider certification
  • The following courses or their equivalents:
    • English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2, AND,
    • Pure Math 10 or Math 20-1, or Applied Math 20 or Math 20-2, AND,
    • Biology 30 or equivalent
  • All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada
All applicants must be at least 18 years of age in order to apply for provincial registration in Alberta after program completion.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Emergency Response Fundamentals
Type
Internet Paced
Dates
Nov 03, 2021 to Nov 13, 2021
Type
Laboratory
Days
W
Time
8:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Nov 03, 2021 to Nov 10, 2021
Type
Laboratory
Days
Su
Time
8:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Nov 07, 2021
Type
Laboratory
Days
F
Time
8:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Nov 12, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
85.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Blended  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $900.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 08, 2021 to Nov 06, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 08, 2021 to Nov 06, 2021
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Nov 07, 2021 to Nov 09, 2021
Reading List / Textbook
Limmer, D., Karren, K., Hafen, B., Mackay, J. & Mackay, M. (2018). Emergency Medical Responder: A Skills Approach (5th ed.). Toronto, ON: Pearson Canada Inc.
Section Notes

Applicants must demonstrate the following in order to be eligible for admission:

  • Driver's license - Class 5
  • Possess Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider certification
  • The following courses or their equivalents: (1) English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2, AND (2) Pure Math 10 or Math 20-1, or Applied Math 20 or Math 20-2, AND (3) Biology 30 or equivalent
  • All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

*All applicants must be at least 18 years of age in order to apply for provincial registration in Alberta after program completion.

 

Before Course Start – Campus Access:  

If you have additional questions, contact Advising at conedadvising@sait.ca

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