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First Responder

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

            August  11th night and 12/13 day and August 18 night and 17/18 day


            October 13  night and 14/15 day and October 20 night and 21/22 day
           December 8th  night and 9/10  day and December 15th night and 16/17 day

           January 12th 2018 night and 13/14 day and January 19th 2018 night and 20/21 day
           February 9 2018 night and 10/11 day and February 16 2018 night and 17/18 day



Challenge/Recertification Class:

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. 










$700.00 First Responder Certification Free Licensing

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$400.00 Challenge/Recertification

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