970-564-2091
1311 North Mildred Rd.
Cortez, Colorado 81321
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About Us

Learn about our courses and training team

The purpose of this training is to provide quality EMT, Advanced, Intermediate, and Colorado IV Certification as initial and continuing education including refresher course. We also provide Paramedic level continuing education (including refresher courses). Our classes are open to employees of Southwest Health System, members of local EMS agencies, and the general public. We provide this training regardless of their affiliations or motivations. Instruction is based on the National EMS Education Standards. We hope that our courses will serve the community as an educational resource to improve community safety and wellness.

It is the mission of Southwest Memorial Hospital EMS Training Center to provide high quality accessible pre-hospital education for the EMS Communities of Southwest Colorado. Our center is located in Cortez, and we work with students, trainees, and professionals from all over the state and beyond.

This program will fully adhere or exceed the requirements for EMT, AEMT, EMT-I, Paramedic, and Colorado IV Certification, as set forth in the Rules, Regulations, and Policies established by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, EMTS Section.

Training Center Staff

 

Matthew Lindsay

Director
Clinical Coordinator
EMS Chief
Paramedic
Instructor

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Kenton Asche, DO

Medical Director

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Pat Spears MSN, MHA, CEN

Training Center Oversight

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Scott Anderson

Clinical Coordinator
Supervisor
Paramedic
Instructor

Justin Lindsay

EMS Education Coordinator
Paramedic
Instructor

Eddie Martinez

Paramedic
Instructor

Chris Kingery

Paramedic
Instructor

John Jowell

Paramedic
Instructor

Assistant Instructors: Selected employees of Southwest Memorial Hospital or Personnel approved by the director.

Guest Faculty: Selected specialists and experts covering specific topics or skills

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Contact Info

1311 North Mildred Road,
Cortez, Colorado 81321 970-564-2091 email

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