MFR to EMT

Medical First Responder and Medical First Responder to EMT Basic Matriculation Course

Starting September 16th GCC will offer a Medical First Responder class. This 65-hour course provides theory, laboratory, and clinical training. The class will prepare the student to provide immediate lifesaving care to critical patients while waiting for EMS resources to arrive. 

Successful completion of this course allows students who are eligible to apply to the National Registry to take the licensure exam for Medical First Responder. 

Pre-Requisites:

  • 18 years of age (or be 18 prior to licensing exam) – State Minimum Requirement
  • Accuplacer placement testing at a Math 100 or higher
  • Accuplacer placement testing at English 100 or higher

Cost: $350

Other costs: Books, background check, immunizations, uniform, and supplies

DATES: September 16-October 26

 

  

Medical First Responder to EMT Basic Matriculation Course

Starting November 4th GCC will be offering a Medical First Responder to EMT Basic Matriculation Course. This course provides theory, laboratory, and clinical training and prepares students to stabilize and safely transport patients needing emergency services. Students will learn how to use a wide variety of skills and equipment. 

Successful completion of this course allows students who are eligible to apply to the National Registry to take the licensure exam for EMT Basic. 

Pre-Requisites:

  • 18 years of age (or be 18 prior to licensing exam) – State Minimum Requirement
  • MFR licensure.
  • Accuplacer placement testing at a Math 103 or higher and Accuplacer placement testing at English 101 or higher OR Successful MFR licensure and the approval of the instructor.

Cost:   $900

Other costs: Books. Students not coming directly from the MFR course will have additional costs including background check and uniform. 

Students without up to date immunizations may incur additional costs to meet requirements.    

WHEN: Monday and Wednesday 6pm-10pm and one Saturday per month from 10am-6pm

Clinical Experiences are scheduled with the instructor on an individual basis.               

DATES: November 4-February 29

 

Information for both classes: 

Students must be up to date on immunizations and pass a criminal background check prior to entering clinical areas. Completion of the course does not guarantee eligibility for state examination. Past criminal conviction may interfere with eligibility. The student is responsible for assuring eligibility for testing, and should contact the Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services at (517) 241-3018 with questions.

Scholarships are available through the Gogebic Ontonagon Iron County Medical Control Authority. Click for the scholarship application here or contact Claire Grzenia at ClaireG@gogebic.edu.  

INSTRUCTORS: Robert Kirkley and Corey Roell

WHERE:   

Gogebic Community College                      

E4946 Jackson Road

Ironwood, MI 49938

Room A113

Lectures will also be available via ITV in: Iron River and Ontonagon, MI 

WHEN:                

Monday and Wednesday 6pm -10pm and one Saturday per month from 10am - 6pm

Clinical Experiences are scheduled with the instructor on an individual basis.   

REGISTRATION: Your application must be received and adequate enrollment must be insured in order to conduct the course. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. You may assume you are enrolled in the class unless you are notified to the contrary.

Payment is due no later than two weeks before the first class session.

Please note that minimum age requirements may vary among the regional EMS Service Providers. Students wishing to seek employment from a specific employer are encouraged to verify age requirements.