970-564-2091
1311 North Mildred Rd.
Cortez, Colorado 81321
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Become an EMT

Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you work well under pressure in a fast paced environment? Are you seeking a career that will truly make an impact on the community? Becoming an EMT may be right for you. Southwest Health System is one of the best training centers in the state of Colorado for students and professionals of all career levels to become certified as an EMT, or for medical field professionals to take a refresher course. Clink on the link below to begin the registration process. If you’d like to know what the prerequisites are for each course level, click here to read them in detail.

Our course is average of 5months long, but you will be able to test for Advanced EMT at the end of the course, this is a higher level of certification than EMT. We start our classes in the fall around Sept. we work our schedule to the overall need of the group- majority is usually nights from 6-9pm and occasional Saturday. You are still able work or go to other classes.

Cost of basic course *subject to change with additional credits*

Why Become an EMT

Becoming an EMT is an experience like no other. You have opportunities to save lives, make a difference, learn something new, do something different every day, and challenge yourself to be the best version of you. Medical emergencies will never go away- you can practice anywhere in the country. You will have fun; yes, this is a serious job and lives are in your hands, but you will develop a camaraderie and friendships that will last a life time. Not convinced? Contact us with questions! We are always happy to talk in more detail about the program or sit down with you to answer questions.

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

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