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Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Instructor [-]
This 8-hour course is designed to prepare experienced ACLS providers to teach ACLS courses. Students must provide a letter of recommendation from an ACLS Course Director and instruct in one future ACLS course under supervision prior to successful course completion. Any fees collected for this course do not represent income for the American Heart Association


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Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider [-]
The Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider Course is designed for healthcare providers working in emergency treatment, intensive care or critical care, and other professionals who may need to respond to a cardiovascular emergency. In this course the student will enhance skills in the treatment of arrest and peri-arrest patients through active participation in a series of simulated cardiopulmonary cases. Course completion cards
are issued for a two-year period. Any fees collected for this course do not represent income for the American Heart Association



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Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Renewal [-]
This 8-hour course was developed to assist ACLS providers in maintaining ACLS proficiency. Individuals who possess a current ACLS card are eligible to renew through this 1-day program. Any fees collected for this course do not represent income for the American Heart Association.


 

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Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Renewal Skills Check Off [-]

The ACLS skills check off is designed for those students that have completed Part 1 of the HeartCode ACLS Anywhere Course online and require a skills check off test to receive the American Heart Association ACLS course completion card. Appointments will be made for the skills check off based on instructor availability. Upon receipt of registration form, instructor will contact registrant to set up mutually agreed upon time and day.

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Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) Provider [-]
This 16-hour course is an advanced level continuing education course sponsored by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) and endorsed by the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP). Participants apply critical thinking skills to integrate pathophysiology and assessment findings to determine treatment intervention. Provider recognition is approved for 3 years.


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Colorado EMS Primary Instructor [-]
These courses were developed through the Emergency Medical Services Section of the Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division to build upon each other and are taught in a sequential manner. In order to register for the Primary Instructor Course, you must have completed the one-day Skill Instructor Course.


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Colorado EMS Skill Instructor [-]
This eight-hour program was developed through the State Prehospital Care Program. The program is essential for the skills instructor and includes:

Role of the assistant instructor
Attributes of professional instruction
Techniques appropriate for the adult learner
Classroom communication
Coaching skills
Steps in teaching motor skills



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Colorado EMS Training Administration Orientation [-]
These courses were developed through the Emergency Medical Services Section of the Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division to build upon each other and are taught in a sequential manner.

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CPR: American Heart Association Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider [-]
This 4-hour course is open to anyone who wishes to obtain a CPR course completion card and is a prerequisite for the EMT-Basic course. Any fees collected for this course do not represent income for the American Heart Association.


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CPR: American Heart Association Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider Renewal [-]
This 3-hour course is open to anyone who wishes to renew a current BLS Healthcare Provider card. Any fees collected for this course do not represent income for the American Heart Association.


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CPR: American Heart Association BLS Instructor [-]
This 5-hour course is designed to train current CPR providers to teach CPR and AED in accordance with American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines. Any fees collected for this course do not represent income for the American Heart Association.


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CPR: American Heart Association BLS Instructor Renewal [-]
This 2-hour course is designed to renew individuals with a BLS Instructor card to teach CPR and AED in accordance with American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines. Any fees collected for this course do not represent income for the American Heart Association..


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CPR: American Heart Association Renewal Skills Check Off [-]
The BLS skills check off is designed for those students that have completed Part I of the Healthcare Provider Online Renewal Course by American Heart Association and require a skills check off test to receive the BLS for Healthcare Provider course completion card. Appointments will be made for the skills check off based on instructor availability. Upon receipt of registration form, instructor will contact registrant to set up mutually agreed upon time and day.

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Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM):
Assisting Individuals in Crisis and Group Crisis Intervention Combination Course
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Crisis intervention is sometimes called "emotional first-aid." Crisis interventions are typically done individually (one-on-one) or in groups. The Assisting Individuals in Crisis program is designed to teach participants the fundamentals of individual intervention. The audience for this class includes emergency services, school personnel, and industrial peer support personnel without formal training in mental health, and mental health professionals who desire to increase their knowledge of individual (one-on-one) crisis intervention techniques.

The Group Crisis Intervention training program is designed to present core elements of a comprehensive, systematic and multi-component crisis intervention curriculum. The Group Crisis Intervention course prepares participants to understand a wide range of crisis services including crisis education, significant other support services, on-scene support services, demobilizations after large scale traumatic incidents, small group defusing, and Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD).

The need for follow-up services and referrals when necessary is also described. This unique combination course is an intensive crisis intervention training experience. Participants must attend all 3 days for successful course completion. This training meets the requirements of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.


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Critical Incident Stress Management: (CISM) Grief Following Trauma [-]
In the course of nearly everyone's life, they will, at some time, encounter people grieving the loss of a loved one from a traumatic event. This course is designed to help both professional and lay people identify characteristics of trauma and traumatic events, the normalcy of traumatic grief reactions, learn good death notification and body identification techniques, become skilled at identifying warning signs of complications, and learn the importance of early interventions and support utilizing the SAFER-R model. Participants will increase their knowledge of how trauma impacts the grief process and will gain skills for evaluating and supporting persons who have experienced traumatic loss. Upon completion, participants will be able to: identify types of traumatic events and the characteristics of trauma and grief; describe normal responses to trauma and normal grief responses; describe factors that may complicate the traumatic grief process; learn practical and effective methods of death notification and preparation for body identification; identify the primary needs of people experiencing grief following trauma; and outline techniques for supporting people grieving a trauma and for self-care.



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Critical Incident Stress Management: (CISM) Strategic Response to Crisis [-]
Knowledge of the sequence of crisis intervention processes and the appropriate use for individuals or groups, and at what times and under what circumstances, is crucial to all effective early intervention programs. This course will present essential information for the assessment of both crisis situations and the effects of critical incidents on individuals involved in those situations. Participants will learn to create an effective plan of action to assist those in crisis. Strategic planning and tactical decision-making and the rationale for choosing one set of crisis intervention processes over another are emphasized. Participants will complete a series of exercises designed to sharpen their assessment and crisis planning skills. This course builds confidence that crisis interventionists will make the right choices of interventions for the populations they are assisting under special circumstances.

Course topics include: strategic planning as it applies to crisis intervention; the elements of the National Incident Management System and relate those elements to crisis intervention; comprehensive, integrated, systematic and multi-component crisis intervention program; the planning process designed to assist the participants in assessing target populations and in determining the type, timing, and resources necessary to assist large numbers of people involved in a crisis; and the most important crisis intervention tactics to apply in a simulated complicated or large-scale crisis event.




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CISM Group Crisis training is a prerequisite.


Critical Incident Stress Management: (CISM) Advanced Group Crisis Intervention [-]
The CISM: Advanced Group Crisis Intervention training program has been designed to offer the experienced provider the latest information on critical incident stress management techniques and post-trauma syndromes. Special emphasis is placed on troubleshooting difficult and complex situations. This training session meets the requirements of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.

Course topics include: crisis intervention concepts, rationale for CISM, post traumatic stress syndromes, research findings, troubleshooting common problems, dealing with difficult debriefings and defusings, mass disaster applications, and application exercises.



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Basic CISM training is a prerequisite.

EKG: 12 Lead Interpretation [-]
This 8-hour course introduces the basics of 12 lead acquisition and interpretation. A strong knowledge of basic cardiac rhythms is required. The focus of the program is 12 lead interpretation including axis determination, IVCD, infarct pattern recognition, hypertrophy, and electrolyte changes.



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EKG: Basic Interpretation [-]
HealthONE EMS, in partnership with Arapahoe Community College, offers the Basic EKG course. This 30-hour course is open to all interested parties and is of particular benefit to those working in emergency departments, telemetry units, or preparing for entry into a paramedic program. Please note that this course will cover dysrhythmia interpretation and analysis. It does not include the management of dysrhythmias.



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Students registering for this class must apply for stipend at College In Colorado.


EMS Continuing Education [-]

Please use the registration form below to register for Continuing Education hours when attending a HealthONE EMS primary or refresher course for CE hours. Please call (303) 788-6317 for a current schedule of available dates and topics.


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EMS Educators Conference [-]

Join educators from around the region to explore the latest trends and developments in providing effective initial and continuing education in our emergency medical services education programs. Leading national education experts will stimulate discussion on: enabling students to learn from gurus, the educator's role in team performance expectations, the art of motivation in online education, teaching online synchronously, effectively evaluating the affective, student centered learning, and updates from the State.

May 7 & 8, 2015, Save the date. See the symposium overview HERE.


EMS Safety Course [-]
This 8-hour course identifies and addresses the safety issues facing today’s EMS provider and also creates a culture of safety within the EMS profession and the agencies that provide emergency medical care. In doing so, safety becomes the top priority for both our providers and the organizations that share the responsibility for their well-being and that of the patients for whom they provide care.





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Emergency Medical Technician

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Please review the EMT Career Flowchart

The HealthONE EMS Department, in partnership with Arapahoe Community College, offers the EMT course, consisting of a minimum of 180 hours of classroom and practical sessions and at least 44 hours of clinical rotations in the hospital and ambulance settings (outside of regular classroom time). The course is designed to meet the requirements of the Emergency Medical Services Section of the Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division.

This course prepares the student for the National Registry exam and Colorado State EMT certification.

No online registration

Download the EMT Packet

Hard copies of the EMT course information packets are available by request.


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Students registering for this class must apply for stipend at College In Colorado.


EMT Refresher [-]
HealthONE EMS, in partnership with Arapahoe Community College, offers the EMT-Basic Refresher course consisting of 48 hours of classroom and practical sessions and a 4-hour State Certification Practical Skills Examination. The course encompasses the continuing education requirements for Colorado State EMT-Basic renewal.



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Students receive two semester hours of college credit.

Students registering for this class must apply for stipend at College In Colorado.


Emergency Pediatric Care (EPC) Provider [-]

The EPC course is approximately 16 hours long to develop the skills that are part of the spectrum of prehospital care. It fosters ALS and BLS teamwork as it should occur in the actual care of patients and it provides BLS and ALS providers alike with a review of the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to care for a child..



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Introduction to ALS for EMTs [-]

This 8-hour course is designed to help the EMT learn how best to assist the ALS provider. Attention will be given to a review of the 12-lead EKG placement, becoming familiar with the 12-lead cardiac monitor and its functions, advanced airway equipment and set up, introduction to various drug delivery methods, and ALS medications. This course is perfect for the newer EMT who will be working with ALS providers. This course is not intended to certify or authorize EMTs to provide ALS-level care.



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IV Approval [-]

HealthONE EMS, in partnership with Arapahoe Community College, offers the IV Approval course. Students certified as EMT-Basics are permitted to perform intravenous insertion under medical direction following successful completion of the course. The class includes 24 hours of the theory of fluid therapy and practical training and 8 to 16 hours in-hospital clinical experience.




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National Registry ALS Skills Review [-]
The National Registry ALS skills review is offered for EMT-Paramedics and EMT-Intermediates who want to review and practice for the National Registry ALS skills examination.



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National Registry Examination [-]
The National Registry written examination is offered for the EMT, and the written and practical examination is available for the EMT-Intermediate and the Paramedic.



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National Registry Examination (BLS) [-]
This EMT skills evaluation is for those students who need a skills attestation or evaluation for National Registry or state certification. EMT students that are required to retest one or more stations may also enroll.


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Paramedic Education Program [-]

HealthONE EMS, in partnership with Arapahoe Community College, offers the Paramedic course. The course consists of a minimum of 436 hours of classroom and practical sessions and 650 hours of clinical and field experience. The course is designed to prepare the student for the National Registry examination. The program may be completed in 6 or 12 months. Please contact Dennis Edgerly at (303) 788-6384 for further information.

No online registration


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Download the Paramedic Application Packet.

Students registering for this class must apply for stipend at College In Colorado.

Paramedic Program Accreditation Information



Paramedic Refresher [-]

The goal of the Paramedic Refresher course is to offer a review of fundamental paramedic content while providing updated information for those wishing to renew their paramedic certificates.  The course meets National Registry content requirements for a paramedic refresher course as well as the CE requirements for Colorado.  Please note that all students will need to complete an ACLS course for National Registry and Colorado State certificate renewals.  ACLS is not included in this course, but is available following the refresher course.  If you are admitted into the Paramedic refresher course, HealthONE EMS makes no guarantee of your ability to recertify through National Registry or the State of Colorado. A course completion certificate will be granted once you have completed all course work. Your eligibility to recertify must be verified by you with the National Registry (if applicable) and the State of Colorado.  Practical skills attestation will take place throughout the course and will include the following skills:

  • Patient assessment – trauma and medical
  • ALS cardiac arrest management
  • Spinal immobilization – seated or supine
  • Airway management
  • CPAP utilization
  • EZ IO placement




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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor [-]
This one-day course is designed to train current PALS providers to teach PALS in accordance with American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines. Students must provide a letter of recommendation from a PALS Course Director and instruct in one future PALS course under supervision prior to successful course completion. Any fees collected for this course do not represent income for the AHA.



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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider [-]
This 16-hour program focuses on acute care of critically ill pediatric patients. Content is appropriate for physicians, nurses, and paramedics involved in emergency care. This course meets all requirements as set forth by the American Heart Association (AHA). Any fees collected for this course do not represent income for the American Heart Association.




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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Renewal [-]
This 8-hour program was developed to assist PALS providers in remaining current in PALS. Individuals who possess a current PALS card are eligible to renew through this 1-day program. This course meets all requirements as set forth by the American Heart Association (AHA). Any fees collected for this course do not represent income for the American Heart Association.



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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Renewal Checkoff [-]

The PALS skills check off is designed for those students that have completed Part 1 of the HeartCode PALS Anywhere Course online and require a skills check off test to receive the American Heart Association PALS course completion card. Appointments will be made for the skills check off based on instructor availability. Upon receipt of registration form, instructor will contact registrant to set up mutually agreed upon day and time.



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Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization (PEARS) Provider [-]
This course is designed for the credentialed healthcare provider who infrequently sees critically ill children. The main focus of the course is prevention, and specifically the assessment, recognition, and stabilization of pediatric victims at risk of severe cardiopulmonary distress. Course content covers pediatric assessment, recognition and management of respiratory distress and failure, recognition and management of shock, respiratory and circulatory management, resuscitation team concept, and the Chain of Survival. This course is not intended for advanced providers who routinely provide pediatric care.



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Practical Skills Examination (BLS) [-]

This skills examination determines competency in specific skills as defined by the State Prehospital Care Program for certification or recertification of the BLS (EMT) or ALS (Paramedic).



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Preceptor Program [-]
This 8-hour program is designed to familiarize preceptors with their roles and responsibilities and the EMS Program expectations. The goals are to improve the quality of the precepted experience for students and preceptors and to improve the consistency of objective assessment of student performance.



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Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Provider [-]
The PHTLS Provider course is an intensive 16-hour experience. It is available to all levels of prehospital care providers and programs are typically attended by emergency first responders (fire, police, search and rescue, etc.), EMTs, paramedics, nurses (including: industrial based occupational health nurses), physicians, and physician assistants.

The course is scenario-based, with lectures and interactive skills station components meant to enhance the prehospital care providers' knowledge, and further develop the critical thinking skills required to effectively treat the trauma patient in the field.



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