Class Offerings


Coaching the Emergency Vehicle Operator. This class is intended for persons who may be responsible for driving an ambulance. This includes EMS personnel, first responders, and designated EMS drivers. This class is for all experience levels.


The Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) course is an entry-level emergency medical provider course that will prepare individuals for employment or a volunteer position in a variety of pre-hospital, industrial and first responder settings.  The EMR course is designed to provide participants with the basic knowledge and skills to manage many medical and trauma-related emergencies. Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are eligible to seek national certification as an Emergency Medical Responder through the National Registry of EMTs.

EMR/EMT Continuing Education

Meets NREMT NCCR Standards – 16 Hours


This course is designed to train an individual to function independently in a medical emergency. This course provides the knowledge and skills needed to deliver Basic Life Support (BLS) care and is required to progress to more advanced levels of pre-hospital patient care.

BLS CPR- Basic Life Support CPR

The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers is an American Heart Association course designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

ACLS-Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Initial and Renewal Courses)

We offer American Heart Association ACLS to all levels of advanced providers including Physicians, Registered Nurses, Paramedic, CRNA’s, Pharmacists and other health professions.

PALS- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (Initial and Renewal Courses)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), developed by the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics, focuses on critical issues in pediatric resuscitation for health care providers.

AHA PEARS Course – Pediatric Advanced Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization

During PEARS, students interact with real patient cases, and realistic simulations and animations to assess and stabilize pediatric patients experiencing respiratory and shock emergencies, and cardiopulmonary arrest. PEARS prepares students to provide appropriate lifesaving interventions within the initial minutes of response until a child can be transferred to an advanced life support provider.

Bleeding Control Basic v. 1.0

Stop the Bleed – Train the Trainer Course

Community Education Outreach

Winona Area Ambulance Service offers basic instruction in CPR and First Aid programs to schools, churches, boy/girl scouts groups, business and community groups. Additional training and injury prevention can be added to prepare you to respond to common and life-threatening emergencies such as: obstructed airway, heart attack, stroke, seizures, shock, diabetic emergencies, bleeding, burns, eye & nose injuries, animal & insect bites, poisoning, fractures, and sprains.