MFR (Emergency Medical Responder)

This course is designed to provide the student with the core skills necessary to sustain life, prevent further injury and reduce pain at the scene of an emergency until more advanced help arrives. The LSTI 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.

This program also includes the American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers course. Students who successfully complete this course meet MDHHS requirements for the MFR (EMR) license. This course will also prepare you to take the National Registry MFR (EMR) exam. Course applications are submitted to MDHHS for approval.

Course Length: 

60 hours (per MDHHS guidelines)

  • Must be at least 18 years old to apply for a license with MDHHS after program completion 
  •  Must be a high school graduate or have your GED   


Please Note: 

Please see the class listing below for specific dates, times and locations 

Prior criminal convictions may prevent licensure. Contact LSTI for more information.

Please note that LSTI reserves the right to cancel or postpone courses up to and including the start date due to low enrollment. 

Tuition refunds offered on or before the first day of class to enrollees as applicable. 


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