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What do you need to enroll in a Michigan EMS academy?
February 7, 2022 at 7:00 AM
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There are certain industries that will always provide a need for society. From doctors and nurses who deliver babies all the way to the undertaker and everyone in between, there are some professions we need in our civilization—one such profession in those who work in emergency medicine. Society will always have a need for emergency medical responders to provide first aid, pre-hospital care, and much more. If you’re interested in getting into an industry that provides a high level of job security and personal satisfaction, consider attending a Michigan EMS academy.

At Mobile Medical Response, we’ve been training emergency medical responders for more than 25 years. If you’re looking to start your career as an emergency medical responder, we can outline the requirements to enroll in an EMS academy.

CPR and first aid training

Learning CPR is one of the most basic skills required of anyone who works in the health care industry. It doesn’t matter if you’re providing direct care for patients or dispensing medications as a pharmacist, CPR training is required. We can help you get started on your path to a medical career with CPR training courses.

No medical experience or training is required for individuals to enroll in CPR and first aid training. Simply enroll in the training course and pay the fee to complete the training.

MFR training

MFR, or medical first responder, training, is a low-level certification course that provides students with basic knowledge and skills to be able to provide care for another person in an emergency situation. Enrollment requirements are typically minimal as those who complete the course still aren’t qualified to work as an EMT or paramedic. Instead, they learn advanced CPR techniques, the use of automated external defibrillators (AED), airway control, spinal and bone fracture immolation, and other techniques.

To enroll in MFR training, prospective students must have a high school diploma or GED, a valid driver’s license, and no felony convictions. The course itself requires 75 hours of work to complete.

EMT courses

EMT certification is another step up from MFR training, as EMTs are directly involved in pre-hospital care and working directly with patients during an emer