Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) refers to the delivery of prehospital care to injured and ill patients. This care is provided through our affiliated agencies that provide both advanced life support and basic life support. We offer EMT and paramedic training, and skill refresher courses.

As a certified supervising hospital and training institution, Community Health Network supervises EMS/fire agencies in Marion, Hamilton and Johnson counties providing medical direction and educational opportunities with the expertise of our EMS educational staff and two talented and dedicated physicians acting as medical directors.

Community Health Network offers EMS education programs for EMTs/paramedics to our affiliated providers as well as the general public. By offering both initial training and continuing education Community Health Network helps affiliated providers fulfill all requirements set forth by the Indiana EMS Commission and National DOT standards.

Training Courses


Take the first step to becoming an EMT-Basic or a paramedic with Community's nationally accredited EMS education programs.

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Skill Refreshers/Other Classes

Update your skills through nationally-approved recertification courses for EMT-Basic, paramedic or primary instructor, including refresher classes for advanced cardiac, medical and trauma life support, and emergency pediatric care.

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What Is an EMT?

An EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) is a healthcare professional who is trained to provide medical care in the event of medical and/or traumatic emergencies in the pre-hospital setting. The highest skilled pre-hospital provider is the paramedic. Paramedics are licensed healthcare professionals who provide the most extensive pre-hospital advanced life support. 

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Interested in learning more about our EMT, paramedic or primary instructor courses? We encourage you to contact us using the form below and we'll get back to you with more information.

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