Emergency First Response Teams (EFRTs)
How to become an Emergency First Response Team member.
Emergency First Response teams, currently consisting of 40 volunteers, serve rural and remote areas of our district. These individuals are trained and certified in basic life support and have enrolled in a 48 Hour EFRT course certified by the Ministry of Health & Long Term Care.
We have four Volunteer Emergency First Response Teams that are based out of:
As an EFRT volunteer, you are bonded to your local ambulance service and provide primary care until the ambulance arrives.
In order to be part of a team, you must:
If you meet the requirements and would like to apply to join an Emergency First Response Team, please contact the Nipissing District EMS Chief directly or contact us.