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Danbury Hospital Offers Basic Emergency Medical Technician Course Starting in October

Thursday, September 04, 2014 - Danbury, CT

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Western Connecticut Health Network Emergency Medical Services will offer a Basic Emergency Medical Technician Course (EMT) at Danbury Hospital starting Tuesday, October 14, 2014. The three-month course meets every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening from 7 to 11 p.m. and some occasional Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Upon completion of the EMT-Basic course participants will be qualified to take the National Registry exams to receive your Connecticut and National EMT-B certification.

Course participants are asked to park in the Red Parking garage located on Locust Avenue and enter and exit Danbury Hospital using the Stroock Building lobby located on the first floor at the Praxair Cancer Center.

Emergency training resources far exceeds state requirements and national EMS programs by providing course participants with more hands-on experience and follow-up with real world practice in the Emergency Department and on ambulance vehicles along certified EMT’s and paramedics. During EMT training, course participants will gain the knowledge, skills and abilities that are necessary to be a valuable part of the emergency health care system.

Fee for the three month course is $795.00 and includes both course materials. Payment must be submitted in full before the start of the program. All students will be subject to a criminal background before classes begin. Personal check, bank check, money order or credit card is an acceptable form of payment.

For information on Danbury Hospital Emergency Medical Services, visit

About the Western Connecticut Health Network

Western Connecticut Health Network is the region's premier, patient-centered health care organization serving residents of Western Connecticut and adjacent New York. With this recent affiliation, the organization is now anchored by three nationally recognized hospitals, Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital and Norwalk Hospital, as well as their affiliated organizations. In addition to the three hospitals, the continuum of care offered includes numerous medical practices and sub-specialties across the region, home health care services, a nationally renowned biomedical research institute, the Western Connecticut Health Network Foundation, the Norwalk Hospital Foundation and other affiliates. For more information, visit Share your comments with us at; and/or