It goes without saying that at some point everyone will experience a medical emergency in their lifetime. Each year, thousands of people suffer serious, debilitating injuries or lose their lives unexpectedly. Addressing these emergencies are the men and women of EMS: well-equipped and highly trained, pre-hospital health care providers.
Western Connecticut Health Network is the region’s premier emergency medical training provider to local businesses, fire departments and interested citizens. Our training programs include first aid, CPR, EMT and other customized courses to obtain basic through advanced EMS qualifications.
After deciding to become an emergency medical services (EMS) provider and a member of the EMS team, you will have the ability to make a difference in the lives of others. Formed in 1999, Emergency Training Resources (ETR) a member of Western Connecticut Health Network is the premier EMS training agency in Greater Danbury offering initial and continuing education for public safety and health care professionals. During your Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training, you will gain the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to be a valuable part of the emergency health care system.
Our staff has years of experience in all aspects of emergency response preparation and training. ETR offers hospital-based and on-site programs for all levels of pre-hospital emergency care and intervention including:
- CPR / First Aid
- EMR and EMT
- Advanced Continuing Education Programs
- Work Place Health and Safety Training Courses
We can provide a variety of health, wellness, and safety programs customized to your organization’s specific goals and needs. We also provide EMS and safety education to nearly every public service agency in the greater Danbury area. Our corporate customers include many of the areas best-known companies and organizations.
We currently offer program packages through our affiliations with the American Heart Association, the American Red Cross, and the National Safety Council (Green Cross). Our on-staff, State of Connecticut EMS Instructors can also provide certification to your personnel as Nationally Registered EMS providers.
Emergency Medical Technician Course - EMT-B
Danbury Hospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS) will offer a Basic Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course starting on Monday, October 4, 2021. Course participants will gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities that are necessary to be a valuable part of the emergency healthcare system.
Certified EMT’s and paramedics will provide course participants hands-on experience and real-world practice in the Danbury Hospital Emergency Department and on ambulance vehicles. This training, in addition to classroom learning, will qualify course participants to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians exam. Upon passing this exam, course participants will receive a Connecticut and National EMT-Basic certification.
EMT Course Details
October 4, 2021 through December 16, 2021
This three-month course meets online every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 6:30 PM to 11:00 PM and occasional Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Online Distance Learning via Zoom
$895.00 includes both course and uniform shirt. Payment must be submitted in full before the start of the program. All course participants will be subject to a criminal background check before classes begin. Bank check, money order, or credit card is an acceptable form of payment.
For information and to register for the Basic Emergency Medical Technician Course at Danbury Hospital, call (203) 739-4916.