Clinical Training Facility

EMS Education Programs


Current Courses

Paramedic Program:

EMT Programs:

  • Please click on the term  for information and online registration:
    • Summer 2018 – Registration closed. Class and Wait List are full. (03/22/18)

Basic Life Support (BLS)
& Advanced Cardiovascular LIfe Support (ACLS)

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Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Matthew Gratton, M.D.

Chief, EMS Section
Assistant Professor
Jay Reich, M.D., FACEP

EMS Education Medical Director
Assistant Professor
Erica Carney, M.D.

EMS Education Program Director
Clinical Assistant Professor
Paul Ganss, M.S., NRP, NCEE

The UMKC School of Medicine, in cooperation with the EMS Section of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Truman Medical Center, offers programs in Pre-Hospital Life Support education. Initial programs are provided at the Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic level. Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), Advanced EMT (EMT-Intermediate) and EMS Instructor courses are also available based on demand. The program offers continuing education classes to assist EMS personnel the opportunity to maintain their licenses and national certification.

The UMKC EMS Education programs are approved by the State of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Bureau of EMS #09529T6.

The UMKC School of Medicine Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

caahep-wp Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763

To contact CoAEMSP:

8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111 ‐ 312
Rowlett, TX 75088
TEL: (214) 703 ‐ 8445
FAX: (214) 703 ‐ 8992