Public Safety Partners

Allegheny County 911

Borough of Etna

Hampton Township

Shaler Township

Police Departments

UPMC St. Margaret Paramedic Response Team

Other Key Partnerships and Training

A.W. Beattie Career Center – Emergency Response Technology-Is a key partner of Shaler Hampton EMS. Formed by 9 local school districts to provide technical education, but most importantly for us, both Hampton and Shaler School Districts are part of Beattie. Many of their students have chosen us to gain their EMS experience over the years and this has resulted in several of their students becoming our employees!  Click below to learn more about their ERT program! Learn more about Beattie Tech – Emergency Response Technology.

Center for Emergency Medicine – One of 2 primary providers of EMT, AEMT, and Paramedic education in western PA, with classes offered in Oakland and other regional sites. Go to the Center for Emergency Medicine for continuing education.

The Community College of Allegheny County – Public Safety Institute – Also provides EMT and AEMT education in western PA. One unique opportunity is the availability of FireVEST scholarships, that through committing to volunteering with a volunteer fire department in Allegheny County can lead to CCAC being no cost to you! Get details here: CCAC Public Safety Institute.

EMS West – The regional governing body for EMS and coordinates many oversight functions for EMS. Their website is filled with information concerning regulatory requirements, educational opportunities, including our annual regional conference, and EMS state clinical protocols. Visit EMS West and EMS Update Conference for more information.

IUP Paramedic ProgramThe IUP Institute for Rural Health and Safety is primarily designed for future EMS personnel but is appropriate for anyone who may respond to emergencies, including fire/rescue personnel, nurses, coaches, athletic trainers, and safety professionals. Participants who successfully complete this program are eligible to take National Registry of Paramedics certification exams for state (Pennsylvania) and national certification as a paramedic.