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Course Description

Advanced Emergency Response focuses on training required to work in the field of prehospital care as an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR). Topics covered include: ambulance operations, patient assessment, management of trauma and medical emergency situations, mental and physical fitness, as well as professional requirements to become an EMR. This course also prepares you to apply for the provincial EMR designation through Alberta College of Paramedics.

The course combines online-managed self-study of theoretical concepts with mandatory classroom lab days which include lecture and practical components. You will be required to complete pre-course work online leading up to the first in-person lab. Note: Registration for this course closes seven days prior to course start date.

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the components of, and requirements for the emergency medical services (EMS) profession.
  • Explain the ethical and legal responsibilities specific to an emergency medical responder (EMR).
  • Manage patient care.
  • Administer medications according to the guidelines outlined in the Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Scope of Practice.
  • Use professional communication techniques with colleagues, patients and transition of care to other health providers.
  • Manage a multiple casualty incident (MCI).
  • Define the equipment and vehicle operation requirements to function as an emergency medical responder (EMR) in the community.
  • Exhibit physical strength and fitness consistent with the requirements of emergency medical responder (EMR) practice.
  • Define strategies to maintain mental health.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal communication skills appropriate to the setting.

You’ll receive a completion card upon successfully completing the (PDIC) Professional Driver Improvement Course which is covered in this course. The completion card is valid for one year.

To request a course outline, contact conedadvising@sait.ca

Prerequisites

EMRG-001 Emergency Response Fundamentals is a mandatory prerequisite for this course. You are required to submit proof of prerequisite completion by emailing conedadvising@sait.ca.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Advanced Emergency Response
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Aug 19, 2022 to Sep 01, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
F
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Aug 19, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
Sa
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Aug 20, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
T
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Aug 23, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
Th
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Aug 25, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
Su
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Aug 28, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
T
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Aug 30, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
Th
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Sep 01, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
166.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Blended  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $1,400.00
Potential Discount(s)
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Feb 18, 2022 to Aug 22, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Feb 18, 2022 to Aug 22, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Aug 23, 2022 to Aug 27, 2022
Required Software
There is no software required for this course. Note minimum technical requirements to use the Brightspace (D2L) online learning platform.
Reading List / Textbook

One textbook required: Limmer, D., Karren, K., Hafen, B., Mackay, J. & Mackay, M. (2018). Emergency Medical Responder: A Skills Approach (5th ed.). Toronto, ON: Pearson Canada Inc. ISBN: 9780133946215. Buy/rent it as a hardcover or e-book from the SAIT Bookstore . Note terms & conditions of access for digital format and shipping/return & refund policies. This is the same textbook used for EMRG-001 Emergency Response Fundamentals.

Section Notes
  • You will need to purchase these three items, if you don’t have them already: (1) Stethoscope; (2) CSA Approved Safety Glasses; and (3) Face Mask. You’ll use these materials for EMRG-102, as well. SAIT will provide the rest.
  • Before the course start date, log in to your course in Brightspace(D2L), read through the homepage announcements and complete any pre-course work.
  • Read Health and Safety on Campus, Campus Map, Transit & Parking. We recommend downloading the SAIT Alert App to access the most current campus information. 

If you have any questions, contact ConEdAdvising@sait.ca

Section Title
Advanced Emergency Response
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Sep 11, 2022 to Oct 14, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
Su
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Sep 11, 2022
Type
Lecture
Days
F
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Sep 23, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
M
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Sep 26, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
W
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Sep 28, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
T
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Oct 04, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
T
Time
8:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Oct 04, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
Th
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Oct 06, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
F
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Oct 14, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
166.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Blended  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $1,410.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 14, 2022 to Sep 24, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 14, 2022 to Sep 24, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Sep 25, 2022 to Oct 01, 2022
Required Software
There is no software required for this course. Note minimum technical requirements to use the Brightspace (D2L) online learning platform.
Reading List / Textbook

One textbook required: Limmer, D., Karren, K., Hafen, B., Mackay, J. & Mackay, M. (2018). Emergency Medical Responder: A Skills Approach (5th ed.). Toronto, ON: Pearson Canada Inc. ISBN: 9780133946215. Buy/rent it as a hardcover or e-book from the SAIT Bookstore . Note terms & conditions of access for digital format and shipping/return & refund policies. This is the same textbook used for EMRG-001 Emergency Response Fundamentals.

 

Section Notes
  • You will need to purchase these three items, if you don’t have them already: (1) Stethoscope; (2) CSA Approved Safety Glasses; and (3) Face Mask. You’ll use these materials for EMRG-102, as well. SAIT will provide the rest.
  • Before the course start date, log in to your course in Brightspace(D2L), read through the homepage announcements and complete any pre-course work.
  • Read Health and Safety on Campus, Campus Map, Transit & Parking. We recommend downloading the SAIT Alert App to access the most current campus information. 

If you have any questions, contact ConEdAdvising@sait.ca

Section Title
Advanced Emergency Response
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Sep 23, 2022 to Oct 15, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
F
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Sep 23, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
T
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Sep 27, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
Th
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Sep 29, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
T
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Oct 04, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
Sa
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Oct 08, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
Sa
Time
8:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Oct 08, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
T
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Oct 11, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
Sa
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Oct 15, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
166.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Blended  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $1,410.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 20, 2022 to Sep 25, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 20, 2022 to Sep 25, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Sep 26, 2022 to Oct 07, 2022
Required Software
There is no software required for this course. Note minimum technical requirements to use the Brightspace (D2L) online learning platform.
Reading List / Textbook

One textbook required: Limmer, D., Karren, K., Hafen, B., Mackay, J. & Mackay, M. (2018). Emergency Medical Responder: A Skills Approach (5th ed.). Toronto, ON: Pearson Canada Inc. ISBN: 9780133946215. Buy/rent it as a hardcover or e-book from the SAIT Bookstore . Note terms & conditions of access for digital format and shipping/return & refund policies. This is the same textbook used for EMRG-001 Emergency Response Fundamentals.

 

Section Notes
  • You will need to purchase these three items, if you don’t have them already: (1) Stethoscope; (2) CSA Approved Safety Glasses; and (3) Face Mask. You’ll use these materials for EMRG-102, as well. SAIT will provide the rest.
  • Before the course start date, log in to your course in Brightspace(D2L), read through the homepage announcements and complete any pre-course work.
  • Read Health and Safety on Campus, Campus Map, Transit & Parking. We recommend downloading the SAIT Alert App to access the most current campus information. 

If you have any questions, contact ConEdAdvising@sait.ca

Section Title
Advanced Emergency Response
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Oct 25, 2022 to Dec 01, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
T
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Oct 25, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
F
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Oct 28, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
W
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 02, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
Th
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 10, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
T
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 15, 2022
Type
Lecture
Days
T
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 15, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
Sa
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 26, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
Th
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Dec 01, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
166.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Blended  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $1,410.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 20, 2022 to Nov 01, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 20, 2022 to Nov 01, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Nov 02, 2022 to Nov 20, 2022
Required Software
There is no software required for this course. Note minimum technical requirements to use the Brightspace (D2L) online learning platform.
Reading List / Textbook

One textbook required: Limmer, D., Karren, K., Hafen, B., Mackay, J. & Mackay, M. (2018). Emergency Medical Responder: A Skills Approach (5th ed.). Toronto, ON: Pearson Canada Inc. ISBN: 9780133946215. Buy/rent it as a hardcover or e-book from the SAIT Bookstore . Note terms & conditions of access for digital format and shipping/return & refund policies. This is the same textbook used for EMRG-001 Emergency Response Fundamentals.

 

Section Notes
  • You will need to purchase these three items, if you don’t have them already: (1) Stethoscope; (2) CSA Approved Safety Glasses; and (3) Face Mask. You’ll use these materials for EMRG-102, as well. SAIT will provide the rest.
  • Before the course start date, log in to your course in Brightspace(D2L), read through the homepage announcements and complete any pre-course work.
  • Read Health and Safety on Campus, Campus Map, Transit & Parking. We recommend downloading the SAIT Alert App to access the most current campus information. 

If you have any questions, contact ConEdAdvising@sait.ca

Section Title
Advanced Emergency Response
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Oct 28, 2022 to Nov 12, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
F
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Oct 28, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
Sa
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Oct 29, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
T
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 01, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
Th
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 03, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
T
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 08, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
T
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 08, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
Th
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 10, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
Sa
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 12, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
166.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Blended  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $1,410.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 20, 2022 to Oct 27, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 20, 2022 to Oct 27, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Oct 28, 2022 to Nov 05, 2022
Required Software
There is no software required for this course. Note minimum technical requirements to use the Brightspace (D2L) online learning platform.
Reading List / Textbook

One textbook required: Limmer, D., Karren, K., Hafen, B., Mackay, J. & Mackay, M. (2018). Emergency Medical Responder: A Skills Approach (5th ed.). Toronto, ON: Pearson Canada Inc. ISBN: 9780133946215. Buy/rent it as a hardcover or e-book from the SAIT Bookstore . Note terms & conditions of access for digital format and shipping/return & refund policies. This is the same textbook used for EMRG-001 Emergency Response Fundamentals.

 

Section Notes
  • You will need to purchase these three items, if you don’t have them already: (1) Stethoscope; (2) CSA Approved Safety Glasses; and (3) Face Mask. You’ll use these materials for EMRG-102, as well. SAIT will provide the rest.
  • Before the course start date, log in to your course in Brightspace(D2L), read through the homepage announcements and complete any pre-course work.
  • Read Health and Safety on Campus, Campus Map, Transit & Parking. We recommend downloading the SAIT Alert App to access the most current campus information. 

If you have any questions, contact ConEdAdvising@sait.ca

Section Title
Advanced Emergency Response
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Nov 07, 2022 to Dec 08, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
M
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 07, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
T
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 15, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
F
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 18, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
M
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 21, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
W
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 23, 2022
Type
Lecture
Days
W
Time
1:00PM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 23, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
Th
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Dec 08, 2022
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
F
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Dec 09, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
166.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Blended  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $1,410.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 20, 2022 to Nov 20, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 20, 2022 to Nov 20, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Nov 21, 2022 to Dec 02, 2022
Required Software
There is no software required for this course. Note minimum technical requirements to use the Brightspace (D2L) online learning platform.
Reading List / Textbook

One textbook required: Limmer, D., Karren, K., Hafen, B., Mackay, J. & Mackay, M. (2018). Emergency Medical Responder: A Skills Approach (5th ed.). Toronto, ON: Pearson Canada Inc. ISBN: 9780133946215. Buy/rent it as a hardcover or e-book from the SAIT Bookstore . Note terms & conditions of access for digital format and shipping/return & refund policies. This is the same textbook used for EMRG-001 Emergency Response Fundamentals.

 

Section Notes
  • You will need to purchase these three items, if you don’t have them already: (1) Stethoscope; (2) CSA Approved Safety Glasses; and (3) Face Mask. You’ll use these materials for EMRG-102, as well. SAIT will provide the rest.
  • Before the course start date, log in to your course in Brightspace(D2L), read through the homepage announcements and complete any pre-course work.
  • Read Health and Safety on Campus, Campus Map, Transit & Parking. We recommend downloading the SAIT Alert App to access the most current campus information. 

 

 

If you have any questions, contact conedadvising@sait.ca

 

 

Section Title
Advanced Emergency Response
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Nov 30, 2022 to Dec 17, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
W
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Nov 30, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
F
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Dec 02, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
Su
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Dec 04, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
F
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Dec 09, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
M
Time
8:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Dec 12, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
M
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Dec 12, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
F
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Dec 16, 2022
Type
Laboratory
Days
Sa
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Dec 17, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
166.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Blended  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $1,410.00
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 20, 2022 to Dec 02, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 20, 2022 to Dec 02, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Dec 03, 2022 to Dec 05, 2022
Required Software
There is no software required for this course. Note minimum technical requirements to use the Brightspace (D2L) online learning platform.
Reading List / Textbook

One textbook required: Limmer, D., Karren, K., Hafen, B., Mackay, J. & Mackay, M. (2018). Emergency Medical Responder: A Skills Approach (5th ed.). Toronto, ON: Pearson Canada Inc. ISBN: 9780133946215. Buy/rent it as a hardcover or e-book from the SAIT Bookstore . Note terms & conditions of access for digital format and shipping/return & refund policies. This is the same textbook used for EMRG-001 Emergency Response Fundamentals.

 

Section Notes
  • You will need to purchase these three items, if you don’t have them already: (1) Stethoscope; (2) CSA Approved Safety Glasses; and (3) Face Mask. You’ll use these materials for EMRG-102, as well. SAIT will provide the rest.
  • Before the course start date, log in to your course in Brightspace(D2L), read through the homepage announcements and complete any pre-course work.
  • Read Health and Safety on Campus, Campus Map, Transit & Parking. We recommend downloading the SAIT Alert App to access the most current campus information. 

If you have any questions, contact ConEdAdvising@sait.ca

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