The entry level Paramedic program prepares students for careers in the Emergency Medical Services field. The program prepares students for certification as paramedics and adheres to the most current U.S. Department of Transportation National EMS Educational Standards for Paramedic. The limited access program consists of three consecutive semesters consisting of didactic, lab, clinical and field experiences.
Students will be trained in advanced skills required for emergency pre-hospital care. In addition to performing EMT-Basic Skills, they will be trained in IV fluids, medications, advanced life support, airway management, burns, trauma, adult and pediatric medical emergencies. Graduates are qualified to work as advanced care providers on ambulances, hospital emergency rooms, intensive care units and transport teams.