Fire Department Medical First Responder - CP23228



Hours: 40 | Prerequisites: Yes | Students: 15–25 | Host requirements: Yes | POST: Yes

Fire Department Medical First Responder is a 40-hour program based on the U.S. Department of Transportation's First Responder: National Standard Curriculum. Topics include airway care and suctioning, patient assessment, bleeding control, stabilization of spinal and extremities injury, trauma emergencies, use of a limited medical care equipment and assisting other EMS providers. Successful completion of this course will require a 70% score or greater on a written exam and practical skill checklist. This course can also be used to meet the emergency medical training requirements for Firefighter I certification from the Missouri Division of Fire Safety.


  • Participants should have successfully completed a recognized adult one and two person CPR and child one person and infant one person CPR training. Recognized CPR programs include those of the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association. Participants must provide a copy of their current CPR card on the first session of class.

Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)

  • 24 hours Technical
  • 2 hours Legal
  • 6 hours Skill

Host Agency: Meta Fire and Rescue

Cost: Free

Regstration Contact: Kenny Helton at 573-680-0802 or [email protected]

Sessions: February 6, 2023 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rest of schedule to be determined

Partners: Missouri Division of Fire Safety

Funding provided by the Division of Fire Safety (DFS) and the Missouri Fire Safety Education / Advisory Commission. State Funding sources include the DFS General Revenue (GR) Fire Training Fund and Fire Education Fund.  

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