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: October 8th to December 5th 2019.
Total course is 60 hours beginning with a Mandatory orientation and CPR training on October 8, 2019 at 5:00 pm. Participants must attend orientation, no exceptions if you do not attend, you will be dropped from the class and forfeit your deposit. Students need to be enrolled in the course no later than October 1, 2019.
Students must submit an application (found on this site), copy of drivers license, a non-refundable $150.00 deposit no later than October 1, 2019. If you have a service or organization paying for the class, the payment in full must be received no later than October 1, 2019.
Minimum Number of students to hold the course is 10. The class will be canceled in the event minimum class size is not obtained on October 1, 2019 at 5 pm. In the event of a class cancellation, 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
- Healthcare Provider CPR (provided at orientation)
Book used in this course:
Emergency Medical Responder: First on Scene
- Teacher: Tammy Katt