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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.
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Stamford EMS and Safety4Kids have teamed up to focus on children’s safety and wellness!
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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, […]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. BLS 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
Stamford EMS is proud to be the 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. The courses […]read more
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 […]read more
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 […]read more
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 will train you on what to do in a bleeding emergency. Participants will learn […]read more