Emergency Medical Services (AAS & CERT)

Medic Standing Near Ambulance Whether you are a part-time lifeguard, a professional in a large company, or have a passion for helping those in need of emergency care, the EMT program at CNCC has training for you. Colorado Northwestern offers EMT and Advanced EMT level training, which prepares students for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician or an Advanced EMT. In addition, we offer additional courses to meet requirements for recertification or to further knowledge and skills in the EMS field. Combined with additional course requirements, students can receive their AAS in Emergency Medical Technology. The program prepares students to take the National Registry Cognitive and Psychomotor exams, which then allows the student to apply for state certification within states that accepted the National Registry certification.

The Emergency Medical Technician Occupational Certificate requires 17 credit hours of classroom work and 1 credit hour of clinical work.

The Advanced EMT Certificate requires both an EMT Certification and 15 additional credits

The Professional Certification requires the EMT Certification and an additional 8 credit hours.

The Associates of Applied Science in Emergency Medical Services will consist of the EMT and Advanced EMT certificate with 31 additional credit hours.

 Additional Emergency Medical Service Information:

Criminal Background Check:The State of Colorado requires that everyone who wants to be an Emergency Medical Technician must have a criminal background check (CBC). Please review the list of Disqualifying Offenses.

CCCS Disqualifying Offences

Students must obtain a valid CPR Card prior to clinical experience.

* This program may have additional requirements necessary to obtain the industry/regulatory certificate as found on the following websites, and students are encouraged to review those requirements prior to enrollment.

The Emergency Medical Services program, NREM (National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians) - https://www.nremt.org/rwd/public


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About CNCC

Colorado Northwestern is one college in two Colorado communities. Depending on what you want to study, CNCC has the perfect surroundings and facilities to meet your needs. Founded in 1962 as “Rangely College,” CNCC now serves nearly 1,800 students on two campuses, two service centers and online. Our two campuses are located in Craig and Rangely and are 90 miles apart in the mountains and canyons of Northwestern Colorado.

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