About SEMS

 

Stamford Emergency Medical Services is a progressive not-for-profit organization providing…

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We are the regions leader in high quality EMS, healthcare, and community training…

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Services

 

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STAMFORD EMS is the ONLY CAAS ACCREDITED EMS SYSTEM in Connecticut

In 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 need your support

Stamford EMS is a non-profit 501(3) organization. 80% of our funding is from donors like you. State and local support and reimbursement from insurance companies only make up 20% of the money needed for our services.

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Volunteers

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.

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Our Courses

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

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. ACLS Course Options HeartCode®ACLS: Self-paced Online Learning This online course provides an alternative training solution for the busy […]

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CPR, First Aid and AED Courses

American Heart Association BLS Provider 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. BLS Course Options Self paced Online Learning: The online component of BLS blended learning, this course uses a variety of eLearning assets […]

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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

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 HeartCode® PALS Self-paced Online Learning HeartCode® PALS Part 1 is a web-based, self-directed program that teaches healthcare providers […]

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Emergency Medical Technician

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 Course has two components: Didactic: Through lectures, interactive presentations, skills labs, and simulations, you will build the knowledge and skills to care […]

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Safe Sitter

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 on how to care for children in order to prevent accidents, and what to do in case of an emergency. […]

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ITLS

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 pre-hospital 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. […]

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AHA Instructor Resources

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 […]

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Hands For Life

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 […]

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AHA Courses

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 […]

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