About EMT Utah

EMT Utah has been offering EMS training programs since 2009. Our EMT and AEMT programs meet or exceed the EMS Educational Standards of the NREMT and are approved by the Utah Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Preparedness (BEMSP). Our instructors and course coordinators are state-endorsed EMS educators and current or retired professionals in the field of emergency medicine with a broad range of backgrounds including fire departments and ambulance services, flight medicine, rural EMS, hospitals and clinics, and much more. We are a committed cadre of professionals that live and breathe EMS. This is evidenced by our full-time administrative staff and our dedicated faculty who will go above and beyond to get you the best EMS education in Utah.

American Heart Association Training Center

EMT Utah, as of August 23, 2019 is also an approved American Heart Association Training Center. We provide training in AHA courses such as BLS CPR, ACLS, and PALS. We also provide instructor courses for people or organizations that want to become a Training Site or teach classes on their own. Aligning with EMT Utah is simple. Please reach out to us at 801.512.2645 to learn more.

Meet Our Full-Time Administrative Staff:

Karen Lang is the Director of Operations over all of EMT Utah’s programs, faculty, and staff and has been with the school since 2012. She oversees the day-to-day and long-term operations of the school, including the EMT and AEMT programs, the WFR program, AHA courses, NAEMT courses, and all faculty and staff. Karen spent many years building up EMT Utah’s programs and was instrumental in helping the school achieve AHA Training Center status, a privilege that very few private companies hold in the state of Utah. She previously worked in one of the busiest emergency rooms in Utah as an EMT and co-owned a nurse staffing agency for years. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, gardening, and above all, spending time her with children and grandchildren.

Leslie Montgomery is the Program Director over the EMT and AEMT programs and has been with the school since 2016. She coordinates course and instructor schedules, oversees curriculum, tracks student success, coordinates psychomotor exams, and works with NREMT and Utah BEMSP to see students through the certification process. Leslie holds a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and a master’s degree in business and is nationally-registered and state-certified as an Advanced EMT. She is also a state-endorsed instructor, course coordinator, and training officer and has taught many courses with EMT Utah over the years. With a background in sports medicine and broad hospital-based experience, Leslie has a passion for medicine and enjoys helping students find excitement and fulfillment in the field of emergency medicine.

Harrison is the Operations Manager for EMT Utah and has been with the school since 2019. Harrison works closely with Karen and Leslie to run the day-to-day operations of the school. He tracks course schedules, keeps courses up-to-date on the website, runs the web chat for EMT Utah and Utah CNA Centers, and helps out in the classroom when he can. Harrison is nationally-registered and state-certified as an Advanced EMT. He has been in the medical field for over 10 years as a CNA and as an AEMT in home health and hopsice, the hospital ICU, and in various specialty clinics. Working in this field has provided him with many life-changing experiences that help him appreciate all the little things in life. He credits EMS with shaping who he is today and leading him to his current position at EMT Utah.

Jenny Le is the AHA Coordinator who takes care of all things related to EMT Utah’s AHA Training Center and has been with the school since 2020. Jenny is nationally-registered and state-certified as an Advanced EMT and is state-endorsed as an instructor, course coordinator, and training officer. She started out in EMT Utah’s Instructor Development Program in 2020 and has since transitioned into coordinating courses at our Orem campus, while also managing the school’s AHA courses. She enjoys working at EMS standby stations for concerts and events and in her spare time she loves to paddleboard and golf.

Meet Our Instructors and Course Coordinators: