Emergency Medical Services

EMS Department Office:
(970) 339-6397

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

EMT Refresher

This course provides the student with a refresher course designed to meet the recertification requirements for the State of Colorado and/or a portion of the recertification requirements for National Registry. Students must be currently certified in CPR and as a Colorado or National Registry EMT to receive the necessary signature for recertification requirements.

Are there any prerequisites for the EMT Refreher?

  • Current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR Cert
  • Copies of current Colorado State EMT Certification or NREMT Certification.

    **Copies of all documents are due to Stacey Tekansik before the prerequisite due date. If you have questions, please contact Stacey directly at 970-339-6397 or stacey.tekansik@aims.edu. Documentation may either be hand delivered or scanned and emailed. Students whose prerequisites are not completed by the due date, will be administratively dropped from the course.

What class do I need to register for?

  • EMS 126 – EMT Refresher

Please refer to the online schedule of classes for specific dates, times, and pertinent course registration information.

**Students will only be allowed to register for this class with department approval after all prerequisites are completed and turned in to Stacey Tekansik.

What supplies do I need for class?

  • Textbook
  • One box of gloves (Latex free)
  • Stethoscope

What are the Essential Skills of an EMT?

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.