A not-for-profit agency, Stamford
Emergency Medical Services (SEMS) is a progressive
organization with the responsibility to provide pre-hospital
emergency care and transport to the citizens and guests of
ONLY Nationally Accredited Ambulance Service in Connecticut
is accredited by the
Commission on the
Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS),
offering the highest level of pre-hospital emergency care to
the community. All SEMS units are staffed
by at least one Connecticut-licensed paramedic. The
SEMS staff is comprised of thoroughly trained
career and volunteer personnel who together provide
high-quality emergency medical care.
Looking for EMS Training, First
Aid, or CPR classes?
The Stamford EMS Academy
is the area's premier healthcare education training
center. We provide American Heart Association Basic
Life Support for Healthcare Providers, Heartsaver CPR
AED and First Aid, Friends and Family, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS),
and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) courses.
SEMSA also provides initial and refresher EMT
programs, hazardous materials awareness and operations,
as well as other healthcare related courses. To learn
We Need Your Support
To provide our
SEMS relies on the generosity of Stamford
businesses and residents. Donations
are greatly needed and graciously accepted. Click
below to contribute.
The Connecticut Department of Public
Health, in collaboration with the American Heart
Association, has designated Stamford a HEARTSafe Community.
promotes and supports: CPR training in the community; public
access to defibrillation through strategic placement of
automated external defibrillators (AEDs) for use by public
safety professionals and other trained community members;
and early advanced care.
Stamford EMS plays a vital role in this
initiative, providing traditional and Hands-Only CPR
training and AED placement assistance throughout our
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