About SEMS

 

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

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Training

 

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 Services earned re-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.

Stamford EMS and Safety4Kids have teamed up to focus on children’s safety and wellness!

For more information on this initiative and upcoming events, click here!

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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.

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Our Courses

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

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 professional. A web-based, […]

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BLS, CPR and First Aid

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. BLS Course Options: Self-paced Online Learning – HeartCode® BLS This course uses a variety of eLearning assets such as dramatizations, eSimulators, animations, self-directed […]

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Pediatric Advanced Life Support

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 […]

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Safe Sitter

Parents – Do you want to allow your child to babysit or stay home alone? Stamford EMS Academy is proud to offer Safe Sitter®, a pediatrician-developed program that teaches young babysitters everything they need to know to keep themselves and the children in their care safe.  Designed for children ages 11 to 13, this nationally-recognized […]

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International Trauma Life Support

Stamford EMS is proud to be the 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. The […]

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Hands Only CPR and AED Programs

SEMSA teaches the basics of Hands only CPR and AED awareness. Studies of real emergencies that have occurred in homes, at work or in public locations, show that when an adult suddenly collapses, trained or untrained bystanders – that means a person near the victim – should call 911 and push hard and fast in […]

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Bleeding Control

  Similar to how the general public learns and performs CPR, everyone must learn proper bleeding control techniques, including how to use their hands, dressings, and tourniquets.  Victims can quickly die from uncontrolled bleeding, within five to 10 minutes. Bleeding Control Basics was created by the American College of Surgeons and the Hartford Consensus. will train you […]

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