Emergency Medical Technician

Grand County Emergency Medical Services (GCEMS), in partnership with St. Anthony Hospitals prehospital services, offers the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Basic Program, consisting of a minimum of 180 hours of classroom and practical sessions and at least 44 hours of clinical rotations in the hospital and ambulance settings (outside of regular classroom time).
This course prepares the student for the National Registry exam and Colorado State EMT certification. We offer a course annually that takes approximately 3 months with clinical's.

  • Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured, 10th Edition; ISBN-10: 0763778491
Basic Refresher
GCEMS offers the EMT Basic Refresher Program, consisting of 48 hours of classroom and practical sessions. The course encompasses the continuing education requirements for Colorado State and National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) EMT-Basic renewal.
Basic Practical Exam
GCEMS is a testing site and is able to offer practical exam testing for the NREMT basic certification. Students are allowed to sit for the exam 3 times before they need to pursue remedial training. 
Advanced Life Support (ALS) Refresher
The goal of the ALS Refresher Program is to provide a review of the ALS curriculum and to prepare the student to successfully complete the Colorado paramedic or Intermediate certificate renewal. The course meets all national registry mandatory core content requirements and the Colorado state renewal requirements. It is designed to refresh and reinforce previous knowledge and explore new concepts. It includes a one-day Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Refresher Program.