This program prepares students with the knowledge and skills needed for scene management, emergency patient care and transport. This includes scene safety, patient assessment and treatment, medication administration, documentation and patient transport. Upon successful completion of the program, students take the National Registry exam, and upon passing the exam, you may apply for Colorado State Certification at your level of training.
The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program has a selective admissions process. The program application and requirements are available in the Health & Public Safety office or at Pueblo Community College EMT. All Health & Public Safety programs have essential functions you must be able to perform for you to be successful in the program and career.
Note: You must undergo a background check and drug screen before we can officially admit you into the program. A felony, loss of license, administrative disciplinary proceeding for negligence, malpractice, recklessness, or willful or intentional misconduct may prohibit entrance into the program and/or eligibility to sit for certification exams.
Prerequisites for Program Admissions
Student must hold a current EMT certification in Colorado. Student must have a Health Care Professional CPR card and successfully completed CCR 092 or qualifying assessment scores. If you hold a current state EMT certification the BIO 111 prerequisite to BIO 201/202 can be waived.