Welcome To


Central Maine's Leading Emergency Medical Training Center

Providing educational and training opportunities to individuals and private enterprises that are both informative, professional, and enjoyable.


United Training Center offers a wide selection of pre-hospital and occupational courses. Our dedicated and highly qualified team of instructors are passionate about delivering the highest quality training to all types of learners. We offer courses both in our state-of-the-art training facility and in other locations across the state.

United Training Center is an authorized NAEMT Training Center, Maine EMS authorized Training Center, Massachusetts Accredited Training Center, and CAAHEP Accredited.

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At United we partner with many different organizations to provide training opportunities. Here is a list of some of our student partners.

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Educational Partners:



Licensure Programs:

Certificate Courses:

- Traditional EMT

- Blended EMT

- Accelerated EMT

- Traditional AEMT

- Hybrid AEMT

- Paramedic

Certification Courses:

- Geriatric Emergency Medical (GEMS) (NAEMT)

- Advanced GEMS

- Tactical Combat Casualty Care (NAEMT)

- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) (AHA)

- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (AHA)

- Community

Paramedic Clinician

- Community                    Paramedic Technician

- Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) (NAEMT)

- Ambulance Vehicle Operators (AVOC) (Maine EMS)

- PEPP & ALS/BLS Hybrid Pediatric Education and Pre-Hospital Professionals

- Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) (NAEMT)

CPR & First Aid Courses:

- Basic Life Support (AHA)

- CPR/AED (AHA HeartSaver)

- First Aid (AHA HeartSaver)

- First Aid, CPR, AED (AHA HeartSaver)

- Pediatric First Aid, APR, AED (AHA HeartSaver)

- CPR, AED (Emergency Care & Safety Institute)

- First Aid, CPR, AED (Emergency Care & Safety Institute)

Continuing Education Hours (CEH)

- 24 Hour BLS Refresher

- 48 Hour Paramedic Refresher

- Various CEH Programs


Registration is on a rolling basis. Please click the register button below to see a list of all our active courses and their schedules.



Richard V. D'Alessandro, M.D.

United Training Center Medical Director

Dr. D’Alessandro graduated from the George Washington University Washington DC in 1996. Dr. Dalessandro works in Lewiston, ME and 3 other locations and specializes in Emergency Medicine. Dr. D’Alessandro is affiliated with Central Maine Medical Center and Rumford Hospital. Dr. D’Alessandro service as the medical director for United Ambulance Service and United Training Center.


Dennis Russell, M.Ed./ATC/CSCS/NRP/IC/CP

United Training Center Dean

Education Department Manager &

Community Paramedicine Manager

Dennis began his career as a Certified Athletic Trainer in 1999 at the University of Maine and later at Bowdoin College. In 2005, he received his paramedic certification & in 2014 he completed Hennepin Technical College’s Community Paramedic Certificate Program. He soon earned his. Master's in Education from the University of Maine.

Dennis is now the Dean for United’s Accredited Education Department & Community Paramedicine Program Manager for United Ambulance Service. Dennis also works as a Community Paramedic with SmartCare at Cataldo Ambulance Service in Massachusetts. He also continues to work with Dr. Mike Wilcox and WGH Group, LLC.

He is currently collaborating on the development of standardized education curriculums for Community Paramedicine and has been an adjunct professor for Hennepin’s Community Paramedic Program. Dennis currently serves on the Maine Ambulance Association Executive Board, MobileCE Executive Board, ReelDx Editorial Board, Maine EMS Board, Maine EMS Community Paramedicine Committee, and Maine EMS Education Committee. He also currently serves as the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians Education Coordinator for Maine. 

P: (207) 782-8414 ext. 239

E: RussellDe@unitedambulance.net

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Susan Yurek, NRP/IC/CP

Paramedic Program Director

Susan is a graduate of Bates College. She worked in the insurance industry in training prior to starting her career in EMS. Susan has been in EMS for over 16 years. She won the didactic award during the paramedic program she attended.  

She joined UAS in 2014 and was appointed Paramedic Program Director in 2015. She was instrumental in completing UTCs accreditation. She is also the lead instructor for the Paramedic Programs & seeks out innovative education methods for adult learners. 

P: (207) 782-8414 ext. 237

E: Yure@unitedambulance.net


Michel Mullin, AEMT/EMD/IC

Education Coordinator

Michel has been working for United Ambulance Service since 2006.

She is a licensed AEMT and EMD.

P: (207) 782-8414 ext. 247

E: ViningM@unitedambulance.net

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Michelle Radloff, NRP/IC

Clinical Coordinator

Michelle oversees coordination of United Training Center's clinical's.

P: (207) 782-8414 ext. 242

E: Radloffm@unitedambulance.net

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Maria Higgins, BS

Office Manager/Accountant

Maria oversees United Training Center's billing.

P: (207) 777-6006 ext. 203

E: HigginsM@unitedambulance.net