• Emergency medical technicians

    Education for pre-hospital emergency care providers

    IREMS offers Wilderness First Responder, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Advanced EMT (AEMT), and EMS Management and Instructor programs. Refresher training is also provided at the local, state and regional levels.

Education, Outreach and Support

The Initiative for Rural Emergency Medical Services (IREMS) training program supports Emergency Medical Service (EMS) agencies, related health care institutions and communities served by EMS through education and outreach efforts.

At the heart of IREMS is education for emergency pre-hospital care providers - Wilderness First Responder, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Advanced EMT (AEMT), and EMS Management and EMS Instructor programs. Refresher training is provided at the local, state and regional levels.

IREMS works closely with the University of Vermont Medical Center Emergency Department, Vermont EMS District 3 (local level), the Vermont Department of Health Office of EMS and Injury Prevention (state level) and the New England Council for EMS (regional level).