Firemedix first responder training is a comprehensive course designed for community fire fighters and those individuals most likely to be the first rescuers on the scene of an emergency. The program reflects the latest techniques in first aid and CPR. First Responder provides professional rescuers in British Columbia with the information and skills they need to respond to medical emergencies with confidence. Once completed, there is an option to further your first aid knowledge and training through our FR-EMR Bridging course. Licenses will be issued by EMALB within two weeks of your exam date.
Role of the First Responder, Anatomy and Physiology, Rescue Scene Assessment, Primary Survey, conscious/unconscious choking, artificial respiration, cardiovascular emergencies, AED, deadly bleeding, shock, burns, minor wound care, medical/behavioral emergencies, patient packaging, spinal packaging, first aid kits, enclosed spaces, infectious diseases, bone & joint injuries, chest, abdominal and pelvic injuries, poisons, environmental emergencies, maternity and multi-casualty incidents.
Dates: nights are from 1800-2200 and days are from 0800-1700
February 9 2018 night and 10/11 day and February 16 2018 night and 17/18 day
April 13 night 14/15 day and April 20 night April 21/22 day
June 8 night 9/10 day and June 15 night 16/17 day
August 10 night 11/12 day and Aug 17 night 18/19 day
Sept 7 night 8/9 day and Sept 14 night 15/16 day
October 12 night 13/14 day and october 19 night 20/21 day
December 7 night 8/9 day and 14 night 15/16 day
To be eligible for the challenge/recertification class you must have a valid FR certificate or license, or have a valid OFA 3 certificate or St. Johns Advanced First Responder certificate. Students will attend the second weekend of the class and take the exam on the same day as the full course students. A manual is provided and exams are included in the fee.
To register please contact Firemedix@yahoo.com to register or call 604-916-7556 and I would be happy to answer any of your questions.
LICENSING FOR THE FIRST RESPONDER CLASS IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE!!