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STAMFORD EMS is the ONLY CAAS ACCREDITED EMS SYSTEM in ConnecticutIn 2017, for the eleventh consecutive year, Stamford Emergency Medical Service earned accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS). Only 1% of EMS systems in the country is granted CAAS accreditation, which means that SEMS has met the “gold standard” determined by the ambulance industry. Click here to learn more about CAAS.
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We offer volunteer opportunities for currently certified EMTs. Our programs gives you the opportunity to ride on an ambulance using your skills and getting hands-on-experience, encouraging progression to full partner, working side-by-side with our paramedics once obtaining the necessary experience.
The American Heart Association’s Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) is an advanced course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. Course Options HeartCode®ACLS: Self-paced Online Learning This online course provides an alternative training solution for the busy professional. […]read more
Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare professionals learn to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR to victims of all ages, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. Course Options: Self paced Online Learning – HeartCode® BLS This course uses a variety of eLearning assets such as dramatizations, eSimulators, animations, self-directed […]read more
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. PALS Course Options Self-paced Online Learning – HeartCode® PALS HeartCode® PALS is a web-based, self-directed program that teaches healthcare providers knowledge […]read more
Our next EMT course starts on January 3, 2018. Click here for class information and to register online. The 170-hour EMT program prepares students to take the state examinations for emergency medical technician certification in Connecticut. This course exceeds the 2009 US Department of Transportation (DOT) EMT Educational Standards. The EMT program has two components: […]read more
OUR NEXT SAFE SITTER PROGRAM IS SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2017 FROM 9 AM TO 3 PM! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! Stamford EMS Academy is proud to offer Safe Sitter®, to teach young teens in grades 6-8 how to handle emergencies when caring for young children. The goal of the program is to educate the sitter […]read more
Stamford EMS is proud to be the only Connecticut Chapter of International Trauma Life Support. ITLS is accepted internationally as the standard training course for prehospital trauma care. Not only are courses taught as a continuing education option, but they are also used as essential curricula in many paramedic, EMT and first responder training programs. […]read more
Thank you for your role as an Instructor for the Stamford EMS Academy AHA Training Center. Here you will find resource information for your role as an instructor including policies and requirements, training bulletins, and links to important forms and documents. Training Center Staff Instructor Network Make sure to sign up for the AHA Instructor […]read more
Stamford EMS is a proud partner in Hands For Life, a coalition dedicated to increasing community awareness of cardiovascular disease by working with local civic groups and businesses to arrange talks on heart disease, recognizing the signs and symptoms of a heart attack, activating 911 and performing compression-only CPR. Studies of real emergencies that have […]read more
Welcome to the Stamford EMS Academy. We are the region’s leader in high quality EMS, healthcare, and community training. SEMSA plays a vital role in the development and sustainability of lifesaving knowledge and skills, with training courses ranging from CPR and first aid for the layperson, to Connecticut-approved courses for those wishing to make a […]read more
OUR NEXT BLEEDING CONTROL BASICS PROGRAM IS THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 2018 FROM 7 PM TO 8:30 PM! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! Stamford EMS Academy is proud to offer Bleeding Control Basics, an initiative of the American College of Surgeons and the Hartford Consensus. Similar to how the general public learns and performs CPR, everyone must […]read more