Emergency Medical Services

EMS Department Office:
(970) 339-6397

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

Find out more about the new Public Safety Institute

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.