A first aid response team specifically trained and equipped to handle certain medical emergencies within the scope of its training and practice at a first aid level up to the level of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) and HeartSaver programs with advanced care being deferred to EMS upon arrival of EMS at the scene.
Provide basic first aid at large Muslim gathers/events, all masajid, and PVS (each organization will have its own team)
Educate fellow Muslims and the community about first aid, health, and safety
In the future, provide CPR and first aid courses regularly
Where will the EMRT be and when will the team be needed ?
At all Masajid and PVS in Memphis during Ramadan/iftar/taraweeh, Jumuah prayer
At all large Muslim gatherings/events (for example, Eid prayer, Muslim MEMFest)
How can I join ?
Simply sign up and attend the requisite courses!
Continue to be an active participant and ambassador for the team and for the Muslim community!