Medical First ResponderMedical First Responder

This is an open enrollment one semester course that prepares the student for a licensing exam. Upon successful completion the student may obtain a Medical First Responder (MFR) license, the State minimum requirement to work in positions involving public safety including police and fire departments. The MFR is trained in EMS operations, patient assessment, CPR and airway management, as well as treatment for traumatic injuries and medical emergencies


The MFR program at Jackson College takes its place in the industry very seriously by educating personnel for this fast-paced, ever-changing world of Prehospital Emergency Medical care.


The goal of the Jackson College MFR Program is to prepare competent entry-level Emergency Medical Responders in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.


Welcome to the MFR Program Jackson College, a 15-week program designed to provide students the knowledge, skills and attitudes consistent with the expectations of the public and the profession. MFR students will complete the coursework in classrooms and laboratories, and gain valuable hands-on experience to prepare the student for prehospital care. Along with the possibility of earning many new lifesaving skills, graduates will be eligible to take the National Registry certifying examination at the completion of the program.


    • Fall, Winter, and Spring programs
    • Courses offered for both credit and noncredit

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  • Excellent working relations within the EMS community
  • State-of-the-art equipment and EMS labs
  • Knowledgeable and experienced faculty
  • Innovative skills training
  • Comprehensive curriculum
  • Unwavering professionalism and caring attitudes of staff