EMR (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 MHEC MFR (EMR at NREMT Level) 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 course is a required prerequisite for the MFR to EMT Course that follows.

This program requires the American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers prior to the start of the MFR/EMR Course. Students who successfully complete the MFR/EMR course meet the Michigan MDCH requirements for the MFR (EMR) license. This course will also prepare you to take the National Registry MFR (EMR) exam.

Course Length:

60 hours (per MDCH guidelines)

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

Please Note:

Course textbooks are required and listed as optional to purchase through MHEC through our online registration system.

Prior criminal convictions may prevent licensure. Contact MHEC for more information 866-620-0510

MDCH Approval B-14-0297

We currently do not have an EMR course scheduled.