Registration & Re-Registration
Training and Registration
(please see Program Document 12008.00 for initial registration)
The course that is required for a person to become certified as a Medical First Responder is approximately a 40-hour program. This program builds on the advanced First Aid curriculum to include practical training on the use of tools/equipment provided by EHS and education about the EHS system.
Once an individual has earned their MFR certificate from one of the two EHS-authorized providers (see below), they may apply for registration with EHS MFR Services by submitting the MFR Registration/Re-Registration application and a copy of their MFR Certificate.
MFR Services - Attn: Registrar
239 Brownlow Avenue, Suite 300
Dartmouth, NS B3B 2B2
Registration with EHS MFR Services is for a three year period.
There are currently two EHS-authorized agencies providing MFR training:
(please see Program Document 12015.00 for re-registration information)
The Provincial Medical Director has determined that there are six of the compentencies that must be covered within the three year registration. These competencies are:
- Assessing Vital Signs
- Airway Management
- Primary Survey
By selecting the Training Calendar from the navigation menu, you can view information on upcoming training sessions throughout the province.
It is important to remember that only refresher sessions approved by EHS MFR Services will qualify for re-registration credit.