The Paramedic Division at Denver Health Medical Center responds to over 110,000 calls per year. Our EMT students get the opportunity to learn in a high-volume, fast paced urban setting, gaining practical experience unmatched by any other EMT program in Colorado. Riding along with the Denver Health Paramedic Division promises exposure to a wide variety of clinical situations. During the course, students receive over 200 hours of both didactic and skills training from paramedics who actively work in the field. In addition, EMT students have the opportunity to complete a shift in one of the busiest emergency departments in the region with both adult and pediatric trauma capabilities.
The Denver Health Paramedics EMT training program follows the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards and is designed to teach students basic medical skills needed to respond in an emergency situation. Once completed you are eligible to test for the Colorado State EMT certification.
This course will provide the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) student the knowledge and skills required to provide appropriate emergency care and transportation of patients suffering from traumatic insult/injury and/or of medical nature. Attendance and success of the EMT course requirements will qualify and prepare the learner to sit for the NREMT online exam and participate in the NREMT psychomotor final, although does not guarantee certification.
Upcoming Courses --Applications for all of the courses listed below will open MARCH 1,2019.
Summer Semester Schedule Course: (Metropolitan State Community College (MSU) Campus)
This course will begin May 28th, 2019 and end August 10th, 2019. The first 8 weeks will be held on the Metro State Campus in the West Classroom Building Room 262. The remaining week (finals week) will be held at Denver Health Rita Bass Trauma and EMS Education building at 190 W. 6th Avenue Denver, CO 80204.
This course is currently open to all who are interested and is not limited to just MSU Students.
Cost of the course is TBD. Course fee includes all book fees, clinical fees and uniform shirts.
The MSU Campus course is NOT eligible for MSU provided financial aid.
Summer Semester Schedule Course: (Denver Health Campus) Begins May 28th, 2019 and ends August 10th, 2019. This course runs Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6pm-10pm. Cost: $TBD. This fee includes books, clinical rides and NREMT practical exam. The written NREMT test is the responsibility of the student.
Summer Accelerated Course: (Denver Health Campus) Begins May 28th, 2019 and ends July 13th, 2019. This course runs Tuesday- Friday from 8am-5pm. Cost is $TBD. This fee includes books, clinical rides and NREMT practical exam. The written NREMT test is the responsibility of the student.
An application fee of $35.00 will be required at time of application for any of our courses. If accepted to class the option of paying tuition in full or participating in a tuition agreement payment plan will be offered. All tuition payments will have be paid in full before issuance of a certificate of completion of the course.
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