EMS Foundations - Why we do what we do - WBT

This CE is a 1.5 CE module which requires participants to view a one hour video, complete a 5 question quiz with 80 percent accuracy, and complete an evaluation.. 

Alternate categories:

EMR - 1.5 Preparatory EMT/AEMT - 1.5 Elective or Preparatory EMT-I/Paramedic - 1.5 Elective or Operations NCCP See CE breakdown - alternate categorization - local

Target Audience

EMS Providers

Learning Objectives

Upon completion the learner will be able to:

  • Review the history of EMS in the U.S., including the role of the Department of Transportation, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and the National Registry of EMTs. 
  • Examine Colorado-specific EMS history and regulations, including the Chapter 1-5 Rules, what EMPAC is and their role in waivers to the scope of practice, and the responsibility of Medical Directors
  • Discuss the connection between the national scope of practice, Colorado scope of practice and individual agency guidelines Colorado CE
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 Operations
  • 1.50 Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Joni Briola, NRP

EMS Continuing Education approved by the State of Colorado through Centura Health Prehospital Services Training Center and Group # CO 039 (SAH), #CO 040 (PSF) and #CO 065 (SDG)

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Operations
  • 1.50 Participation


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Required Hardware/software

Computer or mobile device with speakers or headphones