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Medical First Responder

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

The NAIT Medical First Responder program will give students the abilities and confidence to provide basic first-on-scene emergency medical care to patients before and after Emergency Medical Services (EMS) arrives. Students will also learn how to support EMS personnel after they arrive on scene.


Office of the Registrar
11762 - 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5G2R1, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less

    104 hours

  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education Only
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

NAIT's MFR program provides you with 4 distinct credentials.

  • NAIT Medical First Responder (MFR) Advanced First Aid Certification*
  • International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Basic Provider Certification
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada - Basic Life Support - Level C Certification
  • Heart and Stroke Standard First Aid Level C

*NAIT's MFR program is approved at an Advanced First Aid level by Alberta Occupational Health and Safety.

For more information, please visit: Medical First Responder.

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Updated May 01, 2024. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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