Initial Courses We Offer
Ada County Paramedics offers initial EMT and Advanced EMT courses on an as-needed basis. If you click on the “Enroll in Classes Now” link above and your course is not listed, this means it is not offered at the moment. Our paramedic class is taught through Idaho State University. Please visit their site for additional course information.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course– this is the initial level of certification required to work in the EMS profession
Advanced EMT Course– this is the second level of certification required to work in the EMS profession
Paramedic Training Program– This is a partnership with Idaho State University (ISU Paramedic Program). This is the highest level of certification EMS professionals can receive.
American Heart Association Courses
Ada County Paramedics sponsors training for ACCESS employees only. If you are not part of ACCESS, and in need of local American Heart Association courses, please see our list of American Heart Association Local Training Sites.
Field Training Internship Program
Ada County Paramedics offers field internship opportunities to paramedic students who are interested in training with Ada County Paramedics. Acceptance into the field training internship program is based on availability.
An agreement with the intern’s school or agency is required. This will include an in-state licensed medical physician and an on-site clinical coordinator. Upon acceptance, the internship is tailored to the needs of the school or agency program.
Volunteer Reserve Program
Ada County Paramedics offers a Volunteer Reserve Program for EMTs at the basic level. This is an opportunity for EMTs to gain field experience and acquire EMS skills. Reserves get experience working in the 911 system and through providing coverage at Ada County Paramedics standby events. Participants in the Volunteer Reserve Program are required to undergo the Ada County Paramedics testing process. Contact us for additional details regarding testing information.