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Emergency Medical Services

Ridgewater College is recognized as a regional leader in the delivery of emergency medical services training. This reputation is built upon years experience in the education of Emergency Medical Technicians and First Responders. Individuals in the field often come back to Ridgewater to expand their skills and knowledge, or to take refresher courses. If you are interested in the field of emergency medical services, Ridgewater is the place to start!

Emergency Medical Technician-Basic
• Blended online/classroom
• 7-credit college class
• Convenient evening classes in Willmar and Hutchinson
• Upon successful completion, students are eligible to take the National Registry of EMT written and practical exams

First Responder
• 2-credit college class
Convenient evening classes in Willmar and Hutchinson

Paramedic, EMT and First Responder Refreshers
• Review skills and knowledge from the Paramedic, EMT and First Responder courses.
• Meets MN requirement for recertification as EMT-P, EMT-B or First Responder
• Convenient ongoing training plans for all members of your service (44 Plans)
• Training programs delivered at client locations​

Resources
To learn more about the Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Association, go to www.memsa.us​