Greenwich Emergency Medical Service, Inc.

An Independent Nonprofit Organization

EMS Education

EMS Education

Not sure what course to take? View our helpful "Find the Right Course" guide.

EMT

This program prepares the student to be eligible to take the State of Connecticut examinations for Emergency Medical Technician certification.  This is accomplished thru lecture, presentations, skill sessions which will allow the student to develop the necessary skills and knowledge to provide quality care to patients. Our students will also complete clinical rotation at the hospital and ride time under the close observation of our knowledgeable Greenwich EMS providers.

Minimum age to enroll is 16 at the time of course, with parental consent. Tuition includes class polo shirt to be worn during skill and all clinical sessions, text with online access, blood pressure cuff with stethoscope, and penlight.

Winter session begins January 8, 2018 and ends May 3, 2018.
Summer session begins May 7, 2018 and ends August 11, 2018.
Fall session begins September 5, 2018 and ends December 22, 2018.

Classes are held Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 10:00 and some Saturdays.

Payment plans available. Please contact us to find out more.

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EMT/EMR Refresher

This is a State of Connecticut-approved 32-hour program that prepares the currently practicing EMR/EMT to take the state recertification exam.

Minimum age to enroll is 16 at the time of course, with parental consent. Tuition includes class polo shirt to be worn during skill and all clinical sessions, text with online access, blood pressure cuff with stethoscope, and penlight.

No class currently scheduled, but check this page for updates.

Payment plans available. Please contact us to find out more.

ACLS

The Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider course provides the knowledge and skills necessary to manage the first few minutes of a cardiac arrest. Participants are expected to manage the following 10 core cases:

  • Respiratory Emergencies
  • Four types of cardiac arrest — Ventricular Fibrillation (VF), Ventricular Tachycardia (VT), Pulseless Electrical Activity (PEA) and Asystole
  • Four types of pre arrest emergencies — Bradycardia, Tachycardia (stable and unstable)
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Stroke management

This course can be completed in two ways:

PALS

The Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider course was created for those healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support of a pediatric emergency in the pre hospital or hospital arenas. This program will enhance your skills in managing pediatric emergencies (respiratory/circulatory compromise or cardiac arrest) Participants will learn to manage these emergencies thru scenario/ cases which will reinforce the foundational skills needed to manage a pediatric emergency.

No class currently scheduled, but check this page for updates.