The Education division of Grand County EMS plays many roles within the agency. Since medicine is always changing and advancing, we must stay up to date. 

GCEMS has some of the most up to date equipment to use and train with which include: 

  • 1 Gaumard Hal 3000 Maniken
  • 2 ALS Laerdal Manikins
  • 1 Simulaids Infant Manikin
  • 1 Pediatric Manikin
  • 3 Simulation Rooms
  • i-STAT System
  • McGRATH Video Laryngoscopes
  • LifePAK-15 Cardiac Monitors
  • LTV-1000 Ventilators


Types of programs are listed below. For more information, courses, and course descriptions, please visit the GCEMS website.

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Staff Training

We provide our staff with training and education on different topics throughout the calendar year to keep their skills fresh and proficient. 

Certification Courses

We also provide certification courses to the public and staff which include: CPR, First Aid, ACLS, PEPP, NRP, IV Endorsement, EMT, EMT/Intermediate/Paramedic Refreshers, NREMT Transition Courses, Basic ECG, NREMT-Basic Skills Testing.

Mandatory Certifications for GCEMS Staff

General: CPR, CEVO-3, ICS-100, ICS-200, ICS-700, ICS-800, AMLS, NRP, HAZMAT Operations, Second Gear (Bridgestone Winter Driving School), E.V.E. 4-EMS (Assault Prevention, Avoiding and Escape), PHTLS.

EMT-Basic: State EMT-Basic License, NREMT-Basic, IV Edorsement.

EMT-Intermediate: State EMT-Intermediate License, NREMT-Intermediate (I-99), ACLS, PALS, PEPP, Difficulty Airway Course.

Paramedic: State Paramedic License, NREMT-Paramedic, ACLS, PALS, PEPP, Difficulty Airway Course, CCEMTP (within 1 year after hire - resources and funding permitting).

Middle Park High School and West Grand High School EMT Class

Currently GCEMS is working in conjunction with MPHS and WGHS to offer an EMT class. The class is held at GCEMS station one in Granby and at Spur Associates in Kremmling. Classes are Monday-Thursday and the course is a two semesters long. When students fully complete the class and finish all testing they will be able to sit for the NREMT exam.

Approved Training Center

(Advanced Basic Training Center of the Amereican Safety & Health Institute)

(State of Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Certificate of Recognition)

  • EMT-Paramedic CE Training Group
  • EMT-Intermediate CE Training Group
  • EMT-Basic IV Training Group
  • EMT-Basic CE Training Group