Welcome to Hennepin Emergency Medical Services Education.

Hennepin EMS Education provides specialized advance and basic level training to Physicians, nurses, paramedics,  first responders and law enforcement throughout Minnesota and it’s neighboring states.  Hennepin EMS Education is a division of Hennepin EMS and a department of the Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) in downtown Minneapolis; HCMC is Minnesota’s premier Level 1 Adult Trauma Center and Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center.

Hennepin EMS offers a fulltime Paramedic training program in partnership with Ridgewater College.   Didactic portions of the course are offered in Willmar and Hutchenson on the campuses of Ridgewater College and at Hennepin EMS Education on the HCMC campus in downtown Minneapolis.

TEMPOHennepin EMS Education has also developed a Tactical Emergency Medical Peace Officer (TEMPO) program.  The TEMPO program provides instructional principles and skills that can be used every day not only by SWAT Team members but by front line patrol personnel and field investigators.  The TEMPO course is only available to sworn law enforcement personnel and provides all of the basic EMT and First Responder topics required for National Registry and Minnesota Refresher certification and includes extensive field based training.



In addition, we provide a variety of basic and advance training programs:

    • Basic EMT
    • CPR (instructor, instructor renewal, Infant and Child CPR, Healthcare provider CPR and AED Heartsaver Programs)
    • ECG intereptation
    • ACLS (provider, provider renewal, instructor and experienced provider)
    • PALS
    • APLS
    • AMLS
    • ATLS
    • TNCC
    • Paramedic Refresher


If you have any questions please contact 612-873-5681.

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    System Update
    by Dave Rogers - Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 1:37 PM

    We've updated our online education web site.  We hope you find that the changes have improved performance.  Please let your instructors know if you have any issues so they can be addressed in order to give you the best possible online education experience.  We apologize for any inconvenience that the down time may have caused. 

    Thank you,