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Emergency Medical Responder

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Program Description

Have you always dreamed of having an exciting career where you can help people in need? The Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Program is a step towards a career in Emergency Medical Services (EMS). This program follows all practice requirements as defined by the Alberta College of Paramedics. Successful completion of the EMR Program will allow graduates to work in entry-level EMS positions.

Upon completion of this program, graduates are eligible to write the EMR Alberta Provincial Registration Exam. Please note that there are additional costs related to the exam and licensing. See the Alberta College of Paramedics website for more information at

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Program Delivery



Sep 04, 2018 - Dec 14, 2018 - Slave Lake; Jan 07, 2019 - Apr 26, 2019 - Slave Lake

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Program Length

15 weeks

Academic Requirements

Applicants must have credits in the following courses or the equivalent:
 Biology 30 (60%) or ANPY1000 (50%) or ANP 0190 (60%) or BIOL0190 (60%).
 English 30-1 (60%) or English 30-2 (70%) or ENGL0190 (60%) or an assessed English equivalency.
 Math 20-1 or equivalent (50%) or Math 20-2 or equivalent (60%) or MATH0190 (60%).
 Students must submit all official post-secondary transcripts upon application.



Other Requirements

 At least 18 years of age.
 Class 5 driver's license.
 Immunization Record.
 Police Information Check and vulnerable sector check must be brought for verification during orientation.
 Students will sign waivers indicating they are aware that the presence of criminal record or the lack of an immunization record may impede their ability to write the registration exam, to become registered as an EMR, or to secure employment.

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