Nick started with Aims in May of 2011. He received his bachelor's degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Northern Colorado and has been involved in EMS since 2006. Nick is a graduate of the Aims Paramedic program and is a part-time paramedic with a local ambulance agency. In addition to emergency medicine, Nick has also been a part-time firefighter since 2008.
Nick coordinates classes, curriculum, instructors, equipment and supplies for the EMS department and works on special assignments.
For questions regarding First Responder Courses contact Nick.
Tricia started at Aims in January 2006. She attended the University of Colorado, Boulder and double majored in Biology and Psychology, studied Dental Hygiene at the University of Colorado School of Dentistry. She earned her Paramedic Certificate from the Denver General Hospital and her master's degree in Information, Learning and Technology from the University of Colorado, Denver.
Tricia teaches Paramedic courses at Aims and is on special assignment as the Director of the Faculty Teaching and Learning Center.
Kristie Skala-Cordes started part-time at Aims in 1988 in the Senior Education Department. She transferred to EMS part-time in 1992 before going full-time in 2004. She worked for Weld County Paramedics for 13 years and has been a Platte Valley Volunteer Fire Fighter and EMS Captain for 4 years. She graduated from the Aims EMT program in 1991, the Morgan Community College EMT-Intermediate Program in 1997, and the Health One Paramedic Program in 1998. She earned a B.A. in Exercise and Fitness Specialist and M.A. in Gerontology: Management and Administration, both from UNC.
Kristie teaches EMS courses and is also the Aims Paramedic Program Director.