Athletic Services and Medical Staff Placement Services
As Certified Emergency Care Instructors, SportSide Medical trains and certifies Emergency First Responders (EFRs) through the Canadian Red Cross. Certified trainers are then placed with teams for a season or contracted on a game-by-game basis. SportSide Medical only places medical personnel and trainers that complete the certification process outlined below:
Prerequisite: Standard First Aid & CPR/AED or Health Care Professional designation
Successful Completion: 40 hour Emergency First Responder course (see our “Courses Page” for more detailed information)
Successful Completion: standardized written & practical exam
Vulnerable Sector Screening completion
Shadowing and experience with an experienced EFR/EMR
Athletic & clinical taping training
SportSide Medical Services offers exceptional hands-on training and only places certified medical personnel meeting a predetermined standard of care.
If your team or organization requires a trainer/therapist, please feel free to send us your information and we will call or email you to discuss your team’s unique needs.