Medical First Responder
This 64 hour, state approved course, delivers the necessary education for first responders to provide initial care to people suffering from a variety of medical conditions. The Medical First Responder license is the first level of EMS care recognized by the State of Michigan and is typically utilized by police, public safety and security agencies as well as rural fire departments, industrial workers, life guards, and search and rescue teams.
All students that successfully complete this course will be eligible to take the NREMT Emergency Medical Responder test needed to obtain a State of Michigan Medical First Responder license. Students will also receive an American Heart Association BLS Provider CPR card that is valid for two years from date of completion.
Successfully passing the NREMT EMR test and issuance of a State of Michigan MFR license will enable the student to provide medical care and treatments for such emergencies as:
- Basic Airway management
- CPR & AED
- Oxygen Therapy
- Patient Immobilization
- Patient Triaging for Multiple Trauma Victims
- Assisting EMT's and Paramedics during advanced care