Continuing Education

MFRS100 - Medical First Responder

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Course Overview

NAIT’s Medical First Responder (MFR) course will appeal to individuals interested in a career or volunteer opportunities with metro or rural fire rescue services, police, industrial safety sectors, safety and security enforcement officers, and other professions that require MFR expertise. Upon successful completion of this course you will have the essential skills needed to provide first-on-scene basic emergency care to patients before Emergency Medical Services (EMS) arrives. Graduates of the course will also be able to provide patient care support once EMS has arrived on scene.

Upon successful completion of this course you will achieve the following certifications: Heart and Stroke Standard First Aid (SFA), International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Basic Provider, Heart & Stroke Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider CPR, and Medical First Responder (MFR). NAIT’s MFR Program meets the Edmonton Fire Rescue Services recruitment qualifications and is approved at an Advanced First Aid level by Alberta Occupational Health and Safety.

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