The Medical Reserve Corps is the component of KERT that provides on-scene medical assistance and rehabilitation for searchers, as well as back-up for local EMS services.  The MRC consists of EMT's, paramedics, R.N.'s, L.P.N's and M.D.'s.  They maintain a medical field base ready to assist searchers, victims and any other personnel on-scene.  Many members of the MRC are also trained search technicians and accompany the teams into the field.