Comprehensive Industry-Leading Training Programs

Powerful Training Programs to Ensure your Success When Your Help is Needed Most!

Welcome to North Coast CME, the premier provider of medical training courses on Vancouver Island. Whether you are a health care professional, a student, or a layperson, we have the right course for you to enhance your skills and knowledge in emergency medicine. Our courses include:

Industry-Leading CPR, ACLS, BLS Training Programs

North Coast Academy: Your Trusted Partner for Medical Training


All of our courses are delivered by experienced and qualified instructors who use interactive and engaging methods to ensure your learning experience is enjoyable and effective. You will receive a certificate of completion with each course.

We serve the north part of Vancouver Island, including Port Hardy, Port McNeill, Alert Bay, Port Alice, Woss Lake, Sayward, Campbell River, Courtenay, Comox Valley, and more. We can also travel to your location if you have a group of 6 or more participants. In fact, we often teach in the BC interior and have been to Saskatchewan and Yukon!

Don’t miss this opportunity. Contact us today to book your course or find out more about our services. We look forward to hearing from you soon!


  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS): This course teaches you how to recognize and manage cardiac arrest, acute coronary syndromes, stroke, and other life-threatening emergencies using advanced interventions and algorithms. This course is accredited by the Heart & Stroke Association of Canada and is intended for health care providers who work in acute care settings.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS): This course teaches you how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), use an automated external defibrillator (AED), and manage airway obstruction for adults, children, and infants. This course is accredited by the Heart & Stroke Association of Canada and is mandatory for most health care professionals and students.
  • First Aid: This course teaches you how to provide first aid for various injuries and illnesses, such as bleeding, burns, fractures, sprains, poisoning, allergic reactions, and more. This course is suitable for anyone who wants to be prepared for emergencies at home, work, or outdoors.
  • Custom Medical Programs: These programs teach you specialized skills and knowledge for specific medical scenarios. Often these are developed to meet the specific needs of groups that do not need certification courses and want programs that are customized to meet the needs and expectations of their group or organization.
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Join 1000s of Students

Learning to save lives is serious business. Fortunately North Coast instructors have taught thousands of successful students and have decades of experience. We will guide you through practical and theoretical lessons to help you handle various emergency situations. We work hard to provide a comfortable, supportive learning environment and send you home confident that you have the skills to make a positive difference in someones life!




Gain the skills and confidence to act quickly and effectively in any situation.

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Certified Advanced Medical Programs

We are proud to offer a training program in first aid , CPR, BLS and ACLS. All accredited by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. These are high quality programs that are informed by the most current science in the field of resuscitation.

Certified First Aid Programs

Whether you need a first aid certificate for work, school, or personal reasons, North Coast CME has a course that suits your needs and schedule. CPR, AED, wound care, choking, poisoning, and more

Custom Programs to Focus on Your Needs

Does your clinic or business have specific needs and goals that are not met by the traditional courses? At North Coast CME, we have the expertise and experience to help develop and deliver custom learning programs. In person and online!