EMR, EMT, IV & EMS Refresher Courses

Penrose-St. Francis EMS Institute offers a variety of EMS courses. You can find course details, dates and registration links below. 

If you have questions please contact Max Mabrey, Office: 719-776-3673 or Cell: 719-499-2596

  • Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Course

    The Penrose-St Francis EMS Institute offers Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) training. This course provides the student with the core knowledge and skills to function in the capacity of an EMR arriving at the scene of a medical/trauma emergency and provide care until advanced emergency responders arrive.

    Students who successfully complete this program are eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) written EMR certification test.

    BLS CPR is a prerequisite and will be taught and included in the cost of the EMR Course.

    Course Details & Registration

    Dates: Feb. 6 - Mar. 24, 2018
    Class Times: Tuesday/Thursday, 6-10 p.m. with some Saturdays 
    Location: Four Mile Fire Station 1
    Cost: $800 + $200 for book/workbook

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course

    The Penrose-St Francis EMS Institute offers an Emergency Medical Technician class (EMT). This course provides the core knowledge and skills to function in the capacity of an EMT arriving on the scene of a medical/trauma emergency and provide care until advanced emergency responders arrive.

    Students who successfully complete this program are eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) written EMT certification test.

    Course Details & Registration

    Dates: Aug. 13 - Nov. 17, 2018
    Class Times: Monday/Wednesday with some Saturdays 
    Location: Penrose Main Hospital
    Cost: $1100 + $200 for book/workbook

    Attendees must present a current American Heart Association BLS CPR card, be 18-year-old by the completion of the class, and possess a high school diploma or GED. Additional charges may apply for drug screen, shot record, and background check.

  • IV Course

    The Penrose-St Francis EMS Institute offers Emergency Medical Technician – Intravenous Therapy and Mediation Administration training (EMT-IV). This course provides the EMT with core knowledge and skills to function in the capacity of an EMT-IV on the scene of a medical/trauma emergency.

    Course Details & Registration

    Dates: July 30 - August 22, 2018
    Class Times: Tuesday/Thursday, 6-10 p.m.
    Location: Wescott Fire Protection District Station 1
    Cost: $325 + $60 for textbook

  • ACLS / PALS Courses

    The Penrose-St Francis EMS Institute ACLS / PALS instructor and refresher courses.

    ACLS / PALS Refresher

    Dates: June 13, 2018
    Class Times: 
    ACLS Refresher, 9-12:30 p.m.
    PALS Refresher, 1-5:30 p.m.
    Location: Penrose Main Hospital
    Cost: ACLS: $25 / PALS: $25

    PALS Instructor Course

    Dates: June 1, 2018
    Class Times: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Location: Penrose Main Hospital
    Cost: $25 + cost of instructor manual ($52-$65)