Training Opportunities

SUNY Canton EMS offers a variety of trainings for its members as well as trainings open to the campus community. Some of the regular trainings are below, however if there is a specific training that you are looking for and want to know if we offer it, email ems@Canton.edu with your request.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

SUNY Canton EMS does not offer EMT classes, however we do sponsor our members to take the EMT class at Clarkson University. In order to quality for this sponsorship the student must have been an active member of SUNY Canton EMS for one full semester, and must commit to remaining active for one semester after they obtain their EMT certification.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

SUNY Canton EMS trains its members in American Heart Association (AHA) CPR. We also offer AHA CPR classes to the SUNY Canton community. If you have a group of 5 or more who would like training, we can hold a class at a date/time that works for you. Those cost for this course is $35.

Spring 2024 Courses:

  • Tuesday April 23rd 5PM-9PM - Miller Campus Center 212-214

To sign up for one of the above classes complete the CPR Class Signup Form.

First Aid

The Red Cross First Aid course is offered to all members of SUNY Canton EMS. We also offer this course to members of the SUNY Canton community on an as needed basis for a small fee. If you are interested in scheduling a First Aid Course email ems@canton.edu with your request and we will do our best to fulfill.

Opioid Overdose Prevention

SUNY Canton EMS offers a free one hour long Opioid Overdose Prevention program to the campus community. This training will teach participants how to identify a potential opioid overdose and how to use Narcan (Naloxone) to temporarily reverse the overdose. If you are interested in this training email ems@canton.edu to add your name to the list. All participants receive Narcan for free at the completion of the course.

STOP THE BLEED®

Launched in October of 2015 by the White House, Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and a call to action. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. SUNY Canton EMS offers free classes periodically throughout the semester for free. For more information or to sign up for the next class email ems@Canton.edu.

SUNY Canton EMS
Miller Campus Center 134
SUNY Canton
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617

Emergencies: 315-386-7777
Office: 315-386-7035
ems@Canton.edu 

Regular Hours:
Emergencies: 24/7 
Office: M - F: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm