NJC Emergency Medical Services
Area of Study

Emergency Medical Services

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American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid Training
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Northeastern Junior College is a Licensed Training Provider with the American Red Cross. 

Courses offered include:

This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants and meets OSHA/workplace requirements. Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a digital certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.

The Basic Life Support (BLS) course gives healthcare providers and public safety professionals the knowledge and skills necessary to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adult, child, and infant patients. Consistent with AHA Guidelines for CPR/ECC, BLS is the foundational CPR/AED program typically required for healthcare providers and public safety professionals, our certification is through the American Red Cross. Through the use of lectures, skills demonstration, practice, and case-based emergency response scenarios with a focus on team-based response, BLS builds the key critical thinking, problem-solving, and team dynamic skills that are needed to drive better patient outcomes. Upon successful completion of the course, learners will receive a 2-year Basic Life Support digital certificate with anytime, anywhere access to the certificate and training history.

*If you need the certification for employment purposes and your employer requires an AHA certificate this course is only American Red Cross -please check your employer's requirements.

The American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers program is designed to train professional-level rescuers to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants until more advanced medical personnel take over. The technical content within this CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers Handbook is consistent with the most current science and treatment recommendations from the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science with Treatment Recommendations (CoSTR), the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care, and the American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council (SAC), a panel of nationally recognized experts in fields that include emergency medicine, emergency medical services (EMS), nursing, occupational health, sports medicine, school and public health, aquatics, emergency preparedness and disaster mobilization. More information on the science of the course content can be found at the following websites: ilcor.org redcross.org/take-a-class/scientific-advisory-council

All courses offered are 2-year certification courses.

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Program Requirements / Classes

Emergency Medical Services

Associate of Applied Science
60 Credits

EMT Basic

10 Credits


Mack Land
Paramedic Clinical Coordinator
KH 327
Stacey Nelson
Administrative Assistant III
Bank of Colorado Event Center
Stacey Nelson
Brady Ring
Director- EMS/Fire Science Education Programs
Knowles Hall- 330
Brady Ring
Lisa Werts
Paramedic Program Director
Knowles Hall room 300
Lisa Werts