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Medical First Responder (MFR) Program - Fall 2021

Course number : MDFR-100    Class Section Number : C01
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Course Description

NAIT and Lethbridge College'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. NAIT and Lethbridge College'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. MFR is a foundational step toward becoming a Primary Care Paramedic (PCP).

Lethbridge College is proud to partner with NAIT and Southern Alberta EMS departments to provide this exciting program.


Upon successful completion of this course, you will achieve the following certifications:

  • International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Basic Provider
  • Medical First Responder (MFR)

Participants must be 18 years or older, Canadian Citizenship, and have a Heart and Stroke Standard First Aid Certificate. 
To register for Standard First Aid, please call our office at 403-320-3288. 

*International Students are not eligible to apply for the MFR program.

**All course fees and material fees are non-refundable.

Class Details

19 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Mon, Wed.  
  Weekly - Wed.  
  Weekly - Fri.  
  Weekly - Sat, Sun.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  Technologies (TE)
  Online Course.

Instructor : Diane Gallagher 



Please read:  The course theory will be instructed online, labs will be in person at Lethbridge College at the end of the semester. All students must wear a mask while on campus for labs. Due to Covid course dates may change.



Materials Cost


Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 10/11/2021)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/20/2021 - 11/10/2021 Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Lethbridge, Online Course  Map Diane Gallagher 
11/17/2021 - 11/17/2021 Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Lethbridge, Online Course  Map Diane Gallagher 
11/19/2021 - 11/19/2021 Weekly - Fri 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Lethbridge, Technologies (TE)  Map Diane Gallagher 
11/20/2021 - 11/21/2021 Weekly -Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Lethbridge, Technologies (TE)  Map Diane Gallagher