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EmergencyMedical Services

Emergency Medical Services

Program Mission Statement

The mission of the Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Program is to prepare students for entry level and career advancement in Emergency Medical Services and/or for the pursuit of an  advanced degree by educating them in the fundamental concepts of professionalism, communication, problem solving, teamwork, and hands-on training for a successful career in Emergency Medical Services.

Program Learning Outcomes (Curriculum Maps)

A curriculum map is a graphical illustration of the relationship between a program’s courses and the program’s student learning outcomes. Curriculum maps at Aims Community College identify the program’s mission statement (red), program-learning goals (dark gray), and expected program student learning outcomes (light gray). In addition, Aims’ curriculum maps indicate where learning outcomes are introduced, reinforced, and mastered.


Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provides care for individuals who are in need of treatment right away. EMS professionals use their skills to stabilize patients and transport them for additional medical care.

The Aims Emergency Medical Services program is a comprehensive program. We offer classes from Emergency Medical Responder through Paramedic level training. We use state-of-the-art simulation technology in many of our classes.

Upon successful completion of our program, you could start a career as a an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic.

Our EMS program is recognized through the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and our Paramedic program is accredited by CAAHEP - Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education.

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.