Emergency Medical Services Certificates
Offered at: Boulder, Larimer, Westminster
This certificate program provides students with entry-level skills required for employment with a fire department, ambulance
service, hospital emergency room,
disaster relief. This EMT Program also prepares students who are
interested in continuing their careers and/or education in nursing, paramedicine, medical school.
Students who complete the EMT certificate will be eligible to sit for
the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT)
examination. After completing the NREMT exam, you can apply to the state for certification to work as an EMT in Colorado.
See required courses.
See EMT course descriptions.
See admission requirements by campus.
|This certificate combines EMT-Basic training with the additional training and classes that prepare a student for entry into a paramedic training program. See required courses.
EMT and Paramedic Salaries
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|EMTs and Paramedics
Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (2012)
Our students work with state-of-the-art mannequins and equipment.
Students gain practical experiences in a cadaver lab and a lab with a
fire department where you practice extrications from motor vehicles. All
students also complete clinical internships in emergency departments,
fire departments, and ambulance services companies.
Many EMS students continue their education to earn associate degrees in
paramedic studies or bachelor’s degrees in pre-medicine majors. With the
clinical experience gained in both the EMT Basic and Pre-Paramedic
certificate programs, you’ll also gain excellent patient care
experience, further boosting your physician assistant or medical school
Fulfill EMT Continuing Education Requirements
Emergency medicine professionals can fulfill their continuing
education requirements and advance their careers with the following