Emergency Medical Services

CONTACT
EMS Department Office:
(970) 339-6397

See the contact page
for information on who
to contact for each
EMS area

Gainful Employment Program Disclosures

Faculty

Emergency Medical Services Faculty:

Cindy Allee
Professor, Medical Assisting
(970) 339-6540
cindy.allee@aims.edu

For questions regarding medical assisting or phlebotomy contact Cindy.

Nick Betz
Program Coordinator, EMS
(970) 339-6696
nick.betz@aims.edu

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.

Paul LaFleur
CME Coordinator, EMT-P
(970) 339-6693
plafleur@aims.edu

Contact Paul for your questions regarding recertification or refreshers.

Customized agency training programs are available as well as rental of our simulation studios.

Kristie Skala
Paramedic Program Director
(970) 339-6582
kristie.skala@aims.edu

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.

Joanne Stracker
CPR Coordinator
(970) 339-6685
joanne.stracker@aims.edu

For questions regarding CPR certification and renewal, contact Joanne.

Stacey Tekansik
Staff Specialist
(970) 339-6397
stacey.tekansik@aims.edu

For questions involving prerequisites or program information, contact Stacey.