Big Valley Safety Training is now doing business as Sawtooth Emergency Medical Institute (STEMI) and provides emergency medical education to the general public, health care providers, hospitals, EMS organizations, fire departments, and public safety departments throughout the Treasure Valley, Idaho, and the Pacific Northwest.  We are committed to providing the community with the best emergency education and training services possible.


AHA Courses

STEMI is an authorized training center for the American Heart Association (AHA).  We offer the latest AHA courses courses for the general public as well as for healthcare professionals, at our location as well as offsite.  Course charges include the course, book, and two-year certificate.


EMS Programs

Emergency Medical Technicians are often the first trained people to respond to emergencies and provide treatment and transport for the sick and injured. Many EMTs find a career in emergency medical service to be very exciting and rewarding and it opens doors to many other career opportunities.

National Registry Practical Exams

STEMI offers Basic and Advanced EMT practical exam for the National Registry of EMTS.  The exam is required at the completion of any EMT program.  Exam dates are posted on the NREMT website, Idaho Bureau of EMS website and our calendar.  If interested please sign up early as seats are limited.