ADVENTURE MEDICAL FIRST RESPONDER (MFR) COURSE
The Adventure Medical First Responder (MFR) training is a 110 hour classroom and field based emergency medical responder program which has a specialty component for people who spend time engaged in outdoor activities. Some of the course content will educate students in how to operate and provide care in outdoor medical emergency situations. This course is approved by the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services Division of EMS. Upon successful completion, students are eligible to take the National Registry Certification test as required by the State of Michigan for licensure. This course prepares students to handle entry level emergency response positions and is typically employed by rural fire departments, police departments, security agencies, industrial plants, lifeguards, search and rescue teams and prive & public schools. The Medical First Responder course is the first level professional emergency health care provider recognized by the State of Michigan and the curriculum prepares the student to perform a variety of medical techniques including but not limited to: Oxygen therapy CPR and defibrillation Basic airway management Emergency field childbirth Lifting and moving patients Assisting with medications such as epinephrine auto injectors Triaging and handling multiple trauma victims Patient extrication, immobilization and transport Assisting EMTs and Paramedics with more advanced care Students achieving an 80% or higher score in the course and passing the final computer-based exam will receive a certificate of completion and be eligible for National Registry testing. Practical skills are graded on a pass/fail basis and students will be required to pass all practical examinations to successfully complete the program. COURSE DATES: 6/20/17 to 8/8/17; T/Th from 8:00am to 3:00pm along with specified Saturday sessions; Saturday sessions will meet from 8:00am to 3:00pm (6/24/17, 7/8/17, 7/22/17 and 8/5/17) TOTAL TUITION = $700.00 which includes textbooks and uniform shirt. (Tuition does not include uniform pants. Students will be required to wear Navy blue Dockers or Dickies brand pants or EMS pants along with the provided uniform shirt) NOTE: Students MUST be 16 years of age or older to participate in the program. TUITION & FEES All tuition and fees are due upon registration. All registrations are first come, first enrolled! Students who do not have a credit card to complete the registration process online, must register for class and make payment in person at HVA’s EMS Education, 1200 State Circle, Ann Arbor, MI. The deadline to register for any program is TWO WEEKS prior to class, no exceptions, providing spaces are available! NOTE: HVA’S EMS Education retains the right to deny any application, for any reason. If the school denies the application of a student before the first day of class, all tuition and fees paid will be refunded. There are NO REFUNDS for course supplies, including textbooks or uniforms. ALL TUITION FEES paid by the applicant shall be refunded if requested in writing within three (3) business days after registering for any HVA sponsored course. Otherwise, if a student withdraws or is dismissed from the program for any reason AFTER the 3 business days following registration, they will be responsible for payment according to the following schedule: Students who withdraw two weeks prior to the start of class/module for any EMS course will receive a full refund of the course tuition, less a $25 administration fee. The student must notify HVA EMS Education department in writing. Students who fail to give at least two weeks notice (in writing), or who fail to withdraw prior to the start of the (2nd) second week of class, will forfeit 25% of the total course tuition. After the start of any EMS course, any student who fails to withdraw prior to the start of the (3rd) third week of class, will forfeit 100% of the total course tuition. All refunds are returned within 30 days. Further course information, including the course syllabus, course outline, and the Student Handbook will be distributed during class. ALL HVA COURSES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT.