(Please see Policy 12008.00 for initial registration)
The course that is required for a person to become certified as an EHS Medical First Responder is approximately 40-hours. This program builds on the advanced First Aid curriculum to include practical training on the use of tools/equipment provided by EHS MFR.
An individual who is 19 years of age or older, has successfully completed MFR training by an EHS approved training agency (Canadian Red Cross or St. John Ambulance), is a current resident of Nova Scotia, and is associated with an EHS registered MFR agency (listed in the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system at the EHS Medical Communications Centre) may apply for registration with EHS MFR Services by submitting the MFR Registration/Re-registration Online Application and uploading or sending copy of their MFR Certificate to EHS MFR Services.
Registration with EHS MFR Services is for a three-year period. Tags are NOT renewed automatically; you have to re-apply on-line to receive your new MFR tag.
Canadian Red Cross: 1-877-356-3226
St. John Ambulance: 1-800-565-5056