University of Colorado System
Become an EMT Specialization
University of Colorado System

Become an EMT Specialization

EMT Medical and Trauma Emergency Care. Gain the skills needed to provide first responder emergency medical care

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Whitney Barrett, MD
Angela Wright, MD
Arthur Pliaconis

Instructors: Whitney Barrett, MD

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Specialization - 6 course series

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Specialization - 6 course series

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
2 months at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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Whitney Barrett, MD
University of Colorado System
6 Courses95,371 learners
Angela Wright, MD
University of Colorado System
9 Courses98,094 learners
Arthur Pliaconis
University of Colorado System
6 Courses95,371 learners

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