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The EMR, or first responder, is in most cases the individual who arrives first at the scene of an emergency. This person is most frequently a police officer or firefighter, but may also be part of an industrial/corporate responder team or part of an organized response program.

First responders provide basic emergency care until Emergency Medical Services (EMS) arrives. This training consists of approximately 80 hours dedicated to learning CPR, first aid skills, scene safety.

Event Duration

  • 80 contact hours

Cost/Fee

  • $200

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)-Basic

Completion of the EMT-Basic course qualifies you to take the National Registry exams to receive your Connecticut and National EMT-B certification. This is often the first class a person would take to begin training in Emergency Medical Services as either a volunteer or paid provider.

Upon completing his or her training, the EMT is able to address life-threatening conditions and stabilize non-life-threatening situations.

Our training program far exceeds the requirements for the state and national EMS curricula. We provide hands-on experience and supplement classroom lecture with real-world practice in the Danbury Hospital Emergency Department, and working on ambulances with our experienced EMTs and paramedics.

As a member of the EMS team, you can make a difference in the lives of others. During your EMT training, you will gain the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to be a valuable part of the emergency healthcare system and community.

Event Duration

  • 150 contact hours over three months, including a clinical rotation in an ambulance

Cost/Fee

  • $795

Basic Emergency Medical Technician - Bridge Course

Completion of the EMT-Basic course qualifies you to take the National Registry exams to receive your Connecticut and National EMT-B certification. Our EMT Bridge Course far exceeds the requirements for the state and national EMS curricula. We offer hands-on experience and supplement classroom lecture with real world practice in the Danbury Hospital Emergency Department and working on the ambulance with our experienced EMTs and Paramedics.

As a member of the EMS team, you can make a difference in the lives of others. During your EMT training, you will gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that are necessary to be a valuable part of the emergency health care system and the community.

To qualify for the bridge course, students must possess a current State of Connecticut Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) certificate.

Event Duration

  • Three months, including a clinical rotation in an ambulance

Cost/Fee

  • $400

Contact Us

For questions or to register, please call 203-739-4916.

Location

Danbury Hospital 
24 Hospital Ave 
Danbury, CT 06810


EMS Training