Stamford EMS Academy

Welcome to the Stamford EMS Academy.  We are the region’s leader in high quality EMS, healthcare, and community training with courses ranging from CPR and first aid for the layperson, to Connecticut-approved courses for those wishing to make a career in EMS, to advanced courses for healthcare providers.  Whether you’re looking to update your professional skills, or just want to be prepared for a medical emergency, we make learning these skills easy and convenient!

We offer three great options to meet your training needs:

Get Trained at SEMS

Courses are scheduled every month designed to fit your busy schedule. Come join us in our state-of-the-art learning center equipped with the latest technology designed to enhance the training experience.
Get Trained at Your Location

We bring the training to you with flexible scheduling and personalized training. Day or night, our instructors can custom-fit a class for your organization.  All offerings can be tailored to fit your needs and your location!
Get Trained Online

Stamford EMS Academy offers self-paced online courses designed and approved by the American Heart Association and International Trauma Life Support. Complete the training at home or at work, then contact us to schedule a hands-on practice and skills check. Once completed, you are issued a course completion card as if you sat in the traditional classroom!


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, 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 (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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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 […]

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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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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 will train you on what to do in a bleeding emergency.  Participants will learn […]

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