EMR to EMT Bridge Course

  • EMR to EMT Bridge Course
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This is a State of Connecticut approved bridge course that takes an Emergeny Medical Responder (EMR) to Emergency Mecial Technician (EMT). This course meets the objectives contained in the U.S. Department of Transportation National EMS Education Standards and consists of 120 hours of didactic and skills lab training, and 20 hours of supervised clinical experience, which exceeds the requirements for EMT-B in the State of Connecticut. Upon completion students will be prepared to pass the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) exam.This info packed course will also include SMART Certification, HazMat Awareness and “EVOC Certification.”

Training Center

CTTCI facilities include over 2,500 square feet of dedicated educational space, an outdoor classroom for specialized training such as vehicle extrication, mass causality events, and hazardous material training. In addition, CTTCI operates a Mobile Training Ambulance which is utilized to simulate the out-of-hospital conditions EMS personnel face and to educate students on safe emergency vehicle operations.

CTTCI's training rooms are equipped with state-of-the-art video systems and computer conferencing equipment. There is a fully functional kitchen area that gives you the freedom of bringing your own meals or CTTCI can assist in catering to allow you to focus on the training you came for.

1. Must have access to computer and internet for online training.

2. Must have held EMR certification for a minimum of 1 year.

Tuesdays, Thursdays and every other Saturday beginning April 22, 2017.

First Saturday: April 22, 2017

Tuesdays and Thursdays 1800-2200;  Saturdays 0800-1600

Coventry Fire Department

1755 Main Street

Coventry CT 06238

Cost: $750

Payment plans are available.

 Includes: Course Material, Textbook, CPR Course, EVOC Course and subscription to any online curriculum

Sean Brieley - EMS Instructor for CTTCI, Sean has over 25 years of experience and leadership in volunteer fire and  ambulance service. Currently Deputy Chief in Coventry, CT, Sean is an Emergency Medical Services Instructor and Fire Officer I. Along with day-to-day management duties in the fire department, Sean regularly rides and provides patient care in department ambulances. In addition to his fire and EMS experience, Sean has been teaching for 10 years as an adjunct professor of English at Southern Connecticut State University. 

Bob Ziegler - EMS Instructor for CTTCI,​ Bobr has over 38 years of active EMS as well as Fire Service experience in addition to administrative, supervisory and management experience on Regional, County and Statewide levels.  Mr. Ziegler has been a certified as an EMS Instructor for 29 years and a Licensed Paramedic for 28 years, both within the State of CT.  Mr. Ziegler is also a certified EVOC Instructor, State Certified Fire Service Instructor 1, Safety Officer and Fire Officer 1, is an American Heart Assoc. CPR Instructor Trainer and Regional Faculty as well as an OSHA Certified Instructor and is also POST Credentialed.

Megan Carey - EMS Instructor for CTTCI, Meg is a CT Licensed and Nationally Registered Paramedic as well as an EMS Instructor with over eight years of experience in EMS. Meg began her academic career at Fordham University fully intent on entering medical school. However, she quickly fell in love with Philosophy and French and graduated with a BA in both, garnering Phi Sigma Tau National Honor Society recognition for her academic performance in Philosophy along the way. After college, Meg spent nearly ten years working in the Fixed Income market in NYC during which time she earned (2) MBAs, Operations Management and Entrepreneurship, both from the Zicklin School of Business and again won Sigma Iota Epsilon National Honor Society recognition. Following a move back to CT in pursuit of a better quality of life, Meg founded her own business, Ideas Incorporated, through which she provided operational support services to start-ups and small businesses. As life carried on, however, Meg’s thoughts began returning to her initial passion – medicine. In 2009, Meg spontaneously registered for an EMT class and has never looked back on the decision. She went on to earn an AEMT certificate in 2010, and later graduated valedictorian of the 2013 Yale New Haven Sponsor Hospital Paramedic Program. Meg recently spent more than four years working for a large commercial ambulance provider in CT.

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Connecticut Training & Consulting Institute (CTTCI)
1116 Portland-Cobalt Rd.
Portland, CT 06480

Phone: 860.342.4382
Fax: 860.342.5480 Email: info@cttci.com