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.

Houston Stinson is the AHA Coordinator, responsible for all on- and off-campus training related to CPR and BLS certification. He is state-certified and nationally-registered as an Advanced EMT. Houston also manages our Clearfield campus, where he is a state-endorsed Instructor and Course Coordinator for EMT and AEMT courses. Houston graduated college in 2011 with his Associate of Science degree, specializing in Medical Specialties. He has 12 years of experience in the medical field, including hospital, fire department, HazMat, ambulance service, and search and rescue positions. Houston currently serves the community every weekend as an AEMT on the ambulance using the same skills he teaches in the classroom on a daily basis.

Meet Our Instructors and Course Coordinators: