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Emergency Medical Services

Educational Programs

Application for Educational Institution Approval

The EMS Office promotes the training of emergency medical services personnel based on sound educational principles, current medical knowledge and practice. The Emergency Medical Services Board approves all educational institutions desiring to train EMT, AEMT, Paramedic and Critical Care Paramedics. Educational Institutions wishing to provide EMS training will make application to the EMS Office. Once application is received and reviewed by the Office a site visit to the institution is scheduled. The EMS Office then makes a recommendation to the EMS Board as to the institutions compliance with EMS Rule: 1200-12-1-.13.

Instructor Application

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                                                                    Approved Educational Institutions 
                                                                                                   for
                                    Emergency Medical Responder, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT),
                                                            Advanced EMT and Paramedic  Training

NORTHEAST TENNESSEE REGION

Northeast State Technical Community College*
P.O. Box 246
2425 Hwy. 75
Blountville, TN 37617-0246
Phone:   423-323-3191
Paramedic, AEMT, EMR
Paramedic Program CAAHEP Accredited

EAST TENNESSEE REGION

Roane State Community College*
Health Science Center
132 Hayfield Road
Knoxville, TN  37922
Phone:   865-539-6904 or 1-539-6905
Paramedic, AEMT, EMR
Paramedic Program CAAHEP Accredited

Walters State Community College *
Emergency Medical Technology
500 S. Davey Crockett Pky.
Morristown, TN  37813-6899
Phone:   423-585-2600
Paramedic, AEMT, EMR
Paramedic Program CAAHEP Accredited

Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) 
Oneida Campus
180 Eli Lane
Oneida, TN 37841
Phone:   423-663-4900
AEMT, EMT

SOUTHEAST TENNESSEE REGION

Chattanooga State Community College*
EMS Program
4501 Amnicola Hwy
Chattanooga, TN  37406-1097
Phone:   423-697-3332
Paramedic, AEMT
Paramedic Program CAAHEP Accredited

Cleveland State Community College
Health Science Department
P.O. Box 3570
Cleveland, TN  37320-3570
Phone:   423-472-7141 x 337
AEMT

University of the South
S.P.O. 1254
Sewanee, TN 37375
Phone:   931-598-1000
AEMT

Chattanooga Fire Department **
3200 Amnicola Hwy
Chattanooga, TN  37406
Phone:   423-697-1453
AEMT

UPPER CUMBERLAND TENNESSEE REGION

Tennessee Technological University *
Division of Extended Services
P.O. Box 5073
Cookeville, TN 38505
Phone:   931-372-3394
Paramedic, AEMT
Paramedic Program CAAHEP Accredited

Livingston Technology Center
P.O. Box 219
Livingston, TN  38570
Phone: 931-823-5525
AEMT

Cookeville General Hospital
Department of Education
1 medical Center Blvd
Cookeville, TN  38501
Phone: 931-783-2030
Critical Care Paramedic

MID-CUMBERLAND TENNESSEE REGION

Middle Tennessee State University
Office of Continuing Studies
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Phone:   615-898-2462
AEMT

Volunteer State Community College*
EMS Education
1480 Nashville Pike
Gallatin, TN 37066
Phone: 615-230-3346
Paramedic, AEMT, EMR
Paramedic Program CAAHEP Accredited
Critical Care Paramedic Initial Approval

Nashville Metro Fire Department**
Training Academy 
2601 Buena Vista Pk.
Nashville, TN  37218
Phone:   615-862-5390
AEMT

SOUTH CENTRAL TENNESSEE REGION

Columbia State Community College*
P.O. Box 1315
Hampshire Pike, Highway 99 West
Columbia, TN 38402-1315
Phone:   931-540-2686
Paramedic , AEMT
Paramedic Program CAAHEP Accredited
 
Motlow State Community College
Lynchburg Highway
Tullahoma, TN 37388
Phone:   931-393-1750
AEMT

RURAL WEST TENNESSEE REGION

Jackson State Community College *
Emergency Medical Technology
2046 N. Parkway
Jackson, TN 38301
Phone:   731-425-2612
Paramedic, AEMT
Paramedic Program CAAHEP Accredited

Dyersburg State Community College
EMS Programs
1510 Lake Road
Dyersburg, TN 38024
Phone:   731-286-3390
Paramedic, Critical Care Paramedic
AEMT, EMT, EMR
Paramedic Program CAAHEP Accredited

MEMPHIS-DELTA TENNESSEE REGION

Southwest State Community College *
Emergency Medical Technology Department
Division of Allied Health
P.O. Box 40568
Memphis, TN 38174-0568
Phone:   901-544-5412
Paramedic, AEMT
Paramedic Program CAAHEP Accredited

Memphis Fire Department**
Training Academy
4341 O.K. Robertson Road
Memphis, TN  38217
Phone:   901-320-5397
Paramedic, AEMT

 *      Indicates National Accreditation
**    Not opened to general public

 

                                                                          Approved Educational Institutions
                                                                                                        for
                                                                           Critical Care Paramedic Training

Chattanooga State Community College
EMS Program
4501 Amnicola Hwy
Chattanooga, TN  37406-1097
Phone: 423-697-3332
Full Board Approval

Cookeville Medical Center
1 Medical Center Blvd
Cookeville, TN  38501
Telephone: 931-783-2030
Fax: 931-783-5630
Full Board Approval

Roane State Community College
132 Hayefield Road
Knoxville, TN 37922
Telephone: 423-539-6904
Fax: 423-539-6907
Full Board Approval

St. Thomas Health Services
102 Woodmont Blvd. Suite 700
Nashville, TN 37205
Telephone: 615-284-6810
Fax: 615-284-7403
Full Board Approval

Vanderbilt Lifeflight
1211 Medical Center Drive, 13200 VHU Skyport
Nashville, TN 37232
Phone: 615-936-0770
Initial Board Approval

Volunteer State Community College / Centennial Medical Center
EMS Education
1480 Nashville Pike
Gallatin, TN 37066
Phone: 615-230-3346
Initial  Board Approval

Jackson Madison County General Hospital
620 Skyline Drive
Jackson, TN 38301
Phone: 731-426-1733
Full Board Approval

REGIONAL EMS OFFICES

Region 1

TN Department of Health
Office of Emergency Medical Service
Northeast Tennessee Regional Office
185 Treasure Lane
Johnson City, TN  37604
Phone:  423-737-1992
Fax:  423-979-3271

Region 2

TN Department of Health
Office of Emergency Medical Services
East Tennessee Regional Office
P.O. Box 343
1103 Knoxville Hwy. 
Wartburg, TN  37887
Phone:  865-235-6360
Fax:  865-346-2349

Region 3

TN Department of Health
Office of Emergency Medical Services
Southeast Regional Office
1301 Riverfront Parkway, Suite 209
Chattanooga, TN  37402
Phone:  423-737-4112
Fax:  423-634-3186

Region 4

TN Department of Health
Office of Emergency Medical Services
Upper Cumberland Regional Office
1100 England Drive
Cookeville, TN  38501
Phone:  931-216-3999
Fax:  931-520-0413

Region 5

TN Department of Health
Office of Emergency Medical Services
Mid-Cumberland Regional Office
665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN  37243
Phone:  615-828-5206
Fax:  615-741-4217

Region 6

TN Department of Health
Office of Emergency Medical Services
South Central Regional Office
1216 Trotwood Avenue
Columbia, TN  38401-4899
Phone:  931-542-8461
Fax:  931-380-3364

Region 7

TN Department of Health
Office of Emergency Medical Services
Rural West TN Regional Office
295 Summar Drive, 2nd Floor
Jackson, TN  38301
Phone:  731-267-1111
Fax:  731-512-0063

Region 8

TN Department of Health
Office of Emergency Medical Services
Memphis-Delta Regional Office
295 Summar Drive, 2nd Floor
Jackson, TN 38301
Phone:  901-212-4444
Fax:  901-512-0063