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EMT PCP Refresher

ESA offers a refresher course for individuals needing to upgrade and refresh their EMT/PCP skills.

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Delivery Online Theory/ Face to Face Practical
Program Length 14 weeks of online study plus 2 weeks of practical training at ESA
Class Size Maximum 24
Next Program Start Date September 3, 2019

Program Details

EMT/ PCP Refresher Course - 2018

EMT/PCP Ref 1809 - September 4 through December 21, 2018

  • Application Deadline:  Tuesday, September 4, 2018
  • Online Study - 14 weeks of online study with materials available September 5, 2018. Schedule of assignments will be provided September 5, 2018. Online study to be completed by December 7, 2018.
  • Review and practical training at ESA - December 10 to 14 and December 17 to 21, 2018 from 0900 to 1700 hrs.  Final examinations on December 21, 2018.

EMT/ PCP Refresher Course - 2019

EMT/PCP Ref 1909- September 3 through December 20, 2019

  • Application Deadline:  Tuesday, September 3, 2019
  • Online Study - 14 weeks of online study with materials available September 3, 2019. Schedule of assignments will be provided September 3, 2019. Online study to be completed by December 6, 2019.
  • Review and practical training at ESA - December 9 to 13 and December 16 to 20, 2019 from 0900 to 1700 hrs.  Final examinations on December 20, 2019.

 

Successful students will receive an ESA Certificate of Completion for the EMT/PCP Refresher Course. 

An application for an EMT/PCP Refresher Course at ESA must include the following:

  • Proof of age (minimum 18 years). 

Plus one of the following:

  • EMT/PCP ACP Practice Permit*
  • EMT/PCP Certificate or Transcript**
  • Approval from the ESA Registrar

*Current within 3 years preceding the first day of the EMT/PCP Refresher. 

**Graduation date within 3 years preceding the first day of the EMT/PCP Refresher. Program must be ACP Approved or accredited by Accreditation Canada (formerly CMA).

If you are an EMT/PCP graduate with a Certificate/ Transcript or ACP Practice Permit dated more than 3 years preceding the EMT/PCP Refresher, you can take an EMT/PCP Refresher to refresh your knowledge and skills, however, you will not receive an EMT/PCP Refresher Certificate upon completion unless you comply with one of the above prerequisites.

It is the responsibility of an applicant to ensure an application submitted to ESA is complete and meets all prerequisites. Acceptance will be confirmed upon receipt of a complete application and full payment of fees.

Submit your completed application and payment by:

     E-mail to info@ESAcanada.com 

     Fax to 780-449-4787, or 

     Mail, courier or deliver it in person to: 

            Emergency Services Academy Ltd.
            2nd Floor, 161 Broadway Boulevard
            Sherwood Park AB T8H 2A8

Questions? Call 780-416-8822 or e-mail info@ESAcanada.com.

Fees for the 2018 EMT/PCP Refresher Course - fees are currently under review and are subject to change for 2019

  • Administration Fee:   $125.00
  • Course Materials:  $600.00
  • Tuition Fees:   $1,250.00
  • Total EMT/PCP Refresher Course fees (including GST):  $1,975.00

Total fees must be paid at the time of application.  

ESA Fees are subject to change. Notice of any changes will be listed on this website. Fees can be confirmed by contacting ESA by phone or email.  

Payment of Fees:  All course fees are payable to Emergency Services Academy Ltd. Payments may be made by cash, cheque, Visa, MasterCard, Amex and Debit Card. Cash payments must be for the correct amount as ESA does not keep any cash onsite. 

Funds may be transferred to Emergency Services Academy Ltd. by INTERAC e-Transfer. There are two steps:

  • Set up the e-transfer through your bank using the ESA email address: e-transfers@ESAcanada.com
  • Then send an email to e-transfers@ESAcanada.com with the answer to your security question.

ESA Refund Policy for the EMT/PCP Refresher Course

  • If an applicant withdraws from an EMT/PCP Refresher Course before the first day of classes, the Application Fee is non-refundable.
  • ESA must receive written notice of withdrawal at least 72 hours in advance of the course start to process a refund of other fees.  If a General Holiday preceeds the start date, 96 hours' notice is needed.
  • There is no refund available for the EMT/PCP Refresher Course at ESA after the withdrawal deadline/or after the course has commenced.

The EMT/PCP Refresher Course is presented in the EMS classroom and scenario practice areas at ESA.

The following competencies are covered during the course:

  •     Primary Assessment
  •     Secondary Assessment and Vital Signs
  •     Secondary Survey and Vital Signs
  •     Shock
  •     Medication Administration
  •     Cardiovascular Emergencies
  •     Cardiovascular Cases
  •     ECG Monitoring
  •     Respiratory Cases
  •     Head Injuries
  •     Unconscious Patient
  •     Diabetic and Endocrine Emergencies
  •     Head Injury Cases
  •     Diabetic and Endocrine Patient
  •     Unconscious/Decreased LOC Patient Cases

The EMT/PCP Refresher student will be required to achieve a minimum grade of 80% on each segment of the course provided during the last week at ESA (written exam, skill stations and scenarios) in order to be successful.  

There are no re-writes available for this course.

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