Emergency First Responder

The OCC Emergency First Responder training is a 64 hour course that provides the education necessary for first responders to provide initial care to people suffering from a variety of medical conditions.  This training is first recognized level of EMS that is licensed in the state of Michigan.  This EMS license is typically utilized by Police/Public Safety Officers, Security Agencies, rural Fire Departments, industrial workers, life guards, and search and rescue teams.  All students that successfully complete this course will be eligible to take the NREMT Emergency Medical Responder test to obtain a state of Michigan MFR License.  Students will also receive an American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider (CPR) card that is valid for two years upon completion.

EMR training will enable the student to provide medical care and treatments for such emergencies as:

  • Basic Airway management
  • CPR & AED
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Patient Immobilization
  • Patient Triaging for Multiple Trauma Victims
  • Assisting EMT's and Paramedics during advanced care