Centura EMS & PreHospital Services

Centura Health offers the EMS education and medical advisorship programs for agencies across the region.

Centura EMS & PreHospital Services

Centura Health offers the EMS education and medical advisorship programs for agencies across the region.

Paramedic

Further your EMS career

Accredited EMS courses and medical directorship

Centura EMS & PreHospital services has been providing exceptional education, training and medical directorship across Denver Metro and southern Colorado for more than 40 years.  

Whether you are looking for an exciting career where you can help people or you are already an experienced EMS professional seeking a quality environment to attain your continuing education, we have are your link to accreted education and resources.

We also provide medical directorship to more than 55 prehospital agencies including fire departments, ambulance services, search and rescue organizations, ski patrols, and certain law enforcement groups. This includes oversight of quality assurance, continuing education and specialty courses for agencies with whom we are affiliated. 

Training facilities

Training facilities

We offer two training facilities serving the Denver metro area and Colorado Springs. 

Our Denver area facility is in Lakewood near St. Anthony Hospital and our Colorado Springs facility is on the Penrose Hospital campus. Training facilities offer:

  • Dedicated classroom space with skill and simulation capability.
  • Dedicated simulation labs.
  • Computer resources that allow the students access to online educational resources that are maintained by the school.
  • Close proximity to hospitals for student clinical experience.
Why choose our program?

Why choose our program?

Benefits of choosing St. Anthony PreHospital Services and Institute of Emergency Medical Training:

  • A state-of-the-art education facility that includes dedicated simulation labs.
  • We interact with local, state, regional and national organizations to make your job easier. 
  • We provide Medical Advisorship to more than fifty-five emergency response agencies.
  • Our team is highly motivated and each member of our staff has a common interest in the advancement of EMS. 
  • Our backgrounds represent several levels of the medical specialties including: EMT, paramedics, nurses, and medical doctors, business professionals and hospital administrators
Protocols

Protocols

Contact our EMS & PreHospital team

Our team looks forward to working with you to answer questions about our courses or to discuss medical directorship and continuing education. 

Administration

 
Scott Phillips MS, NRP 
PreHospital Services Director 
Phone: 720-321-4166
Email
 
Tracy Collins RN, BSN, NREMT-P
Paramedic Program Coordinator
Phone: 720-321-8978
Email
 

Medical Directors

 
W. Peter Vellman, MD
Medical Director Emergency Medical Services
Scott Branney, MD
Paramedic Program Medical Director
Mark Doucette, MD
Associate Medical Advisor
Brian Rolfson, MD
Associate Medical Advisor
Gina Soriya, MD
Associate Medical Advisor
 
 

Education Coordinators

 
Marilyn Bourn, RN, MS, NREMT-P
Clinical Coordinator 
Phone: 720-321-8976
Email
Melody Mesmer, EMT-P
PreHospital Field Coordinator 
Phone: 720-321-8975
Email
Thomas (TR) Resignolo NREMT-P
PreHospital Field Coordinator 
Phone: 970-668-2847
Email
Gretchen Schad, BS, NREMT-P
PreHospital Field Coordinator 
Phone: 720-321-8977
Email
Steven Drago, EMS Paramedic
PreHospital Field Coordinator
Phone: 720-321-8979
Email
Joni Briola, BS, NRP
EMS Educator
Phone: 719-776-8115
Email
Mike Barrow, Paramedic
EMS Educator