Medical First Responder (MFR) / Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

This course is designed to provide students with the core skills necessary to sustain life and prevent further injury at the scene of an emergency until more advanced help arrives. The MFR (EMR) course covers basic safety at the scene of an emergency, fundamentals of patient assessment, basic airway control methods, emergency splinting and hemorrhage control and other specialty topics. 

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be eligible to take the National Registry MFR (EMR) exam. Students who successfully complete this course and pass the National Registry exam will meet MDHHS requirements to apply for an MFR (EMR) license. 

Course Length: May 1, 2019, to June 5, 2019

60 hours beginning with a Mandatory orientation and CPR training on May 1, 2019, at 5:00 pm. Participants must attend there are no exceptions if you do not attend you will be dropped from the class and forfeit your deposit. Students need to be enrolled by April 30, 2019

Students must submit an application ( found on this site). Copy of drivers license. 150.00 non-refundable deposit no later than April 30th, 2019. If you have a service or organization paying for the class the payment in full must be received no later than May 1, 2019.

Minimum Number of students to hold the class is 10. The class will be canceled in the event minimum class size is not obtained on April 30th at 5 pm. In the event of a class cancelation, those enrolled will be issued a full refund.

  • Must be at least 18 years old to apply for a license with MDHHS after successful program completion. 
  •  Must be a high school graduate or have your GED.
  • Book used in this course:  

    Emergency Medical Responder: First on Scene

    • Author(s): Chris Le Baudour
    • Publisher: Pearson
    • Copyright year: © 2016
    • Edition: 10th
    • ISBN:




  • The class will be held on Mon/Wednesdays/Saturdays 
  • Scheurer Hospital 170 N Caseville Rd Pigeon MI 48755
  • Cost of the class is 300.00