Emergency Medical Services

EMS Department Office:
(970) 339-6397

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

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Emergency Medical Responder

Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) replaces First Responder in accordance with the National EMS Scope of Practice Model. Emergency Medical Responders are trained to provide immediate and initial care while awaiting the arrival of EMS response and also assist personnel with higher level training at the scene of an incident. EMR's receive basic training in the following general areas:

  • Airway and Breathing Care
  • Medical
  • Cardiac Care
  • Trauma Care

Students must register for:

  • EMS 115 First Responder

If you are interested in taking the Emergency Medical Responder Program, please review the following pages for instructions on mandatory prerequisite requirements and registration information.

  1. Assessment Scores
  2. CPR Certification
  3. Program Prerequisite Due Dates
  4. Registration Information

Essential Skills

Check out the essential skills guide which is a list of commonly encountered qualities and skills typically necessary to be successful in a particular program or area of interest.