It may come as a surprise to you, but sudden catastrophic injuries and illnesses are considered to be a major health problem facing the United States. Each year thousands of people suffer serious debilitating injuries or lose their lives unexpectedly.
Deciding to become an emergency medical services (EMS) provider and as a member of the EMS team, you can make a difference. Emergency Training Resources (ETR) a member of Danbury Health Systems is a premier EMS training agency. During your Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training, you will gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that are necessary to be a valuable part of the Emergency Healthcare System.
The following information provides you with a history of EMS, the various levels of EMS training and the educational requirements to become an Emergency Medical Technician–Basic.
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Training
Emergency Training Resources (ETR) was formed in 1999 to provide the highest quality initial and continuing education for public safety and healthcare professionals. ETR is the premier EMS and corporate safety training agency in our area and is affiliated with Danbury Health Care Affiliates, a member of Danbury Health Systems.
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
- MRT and EMT — Basic
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support
- 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.