Emergency Medical Response (EMR) Initial

Course Description

This course will prepare individuals to render prehospital basic life support at the scene of an emergency, during transport of the sick and injured, or during interfacility transfer within an organized emergency medical services system. The course content meets the objectives contained in the U.S. Department of Transportation National EMS Education Standards and trains the participant to become competent in the Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) scope of practice. The course consists of didactic and skills lab training. 

Topic covered:

  • Introducton to EMS Systems
  • Airway and Cardiac Resuscitation
  • Patient Assessment
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Trauma
  • Special Patient Populations
  • Operations

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.


  • Must have access to computer and internet for online training.
  • Students must be 16 years of age upon completion of the course.

Dates & Times

Coming Soon!


Connecticut Training and Consulting Institute

1116 Portland-Cobalt Rd (Rt. 66), Portland CT 06480



Cost: $650.00

Payment plans available.

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


Bob Ziegler – EMS Instructor for CTTCI,​ Bob 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.


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