Penrose-St. Francis EMS Institute

Southern Colorado EMS Education

The Penrose-St. Francis EMS Institute acts as a liaison to and as an educational resource for the medical directors and the fire and EMS agencies in Teller, El Paso, Douglas, and Park counties. The PSF EMS Institute provides monthly educational opportunities to comply with state and national requirements for Emergency Medical Responder, Emergency Medical Technician, and Paramedic Recertification. Other services offered by the PSF EMS Institute include continuous quality improvement through monthly chart audits, patient follow-up, EMS provider monthly skills assessment, and annual medical director testing for all EMS providers.

PSF Trauma Symposium

Penrose-St. Francis Trauma, Critical Care and EMS Symposium

The 2020 Penrose-St. Francis Trauma, Critical Care and EMS Symposium will offer high quality topics related to trauma, critical care, and EMS. The symposium will feature national speakers, and local faculty discussing care of the trauma patient. The 2020 Trauma, Critical Care and EMS Symposium has been developed to provide one day of educational offerings on current trends for the treatment and management of trauma patients. We hope you will join us for this exciting day of education.

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EMS Courses

Penrose-St. Francis EMS Institute offers a number of EMS certification courses including:

Continuing Education Tracking

The Penrose-St. Francis EMS Institute currently tracks continuing education hours for any EMS provider under Penrose-St. Francis’ medical direction. Copies of EMS continuing education hours are available upon request.

Providers can access their own continuing education hours by creating an account on CE Connect. This allows you to access your records 24/7 at no cost. If you have trouble creating a new account, contact