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:
- Heart and Stroke Standard First Aid (SFA) course
- International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Basic Provider
- Medical First Responder (MFR)
Participants must be 18 years or older and have Standard First Aid/ CPR Level C - Heart and Stroke Certification.
*International Students are not eligible to apply for the MFR program.
**All course fees and material fees are non-refundable.