Academic Programs


Program of Study:EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN - PARAMEDIC
Awarded:NYS Certification as an EMT-Paramedic


Description:
This 15 month Certification Sequence program is intended for students who wish to rapidly become paramedics. Students taking this track will not receive a degree but may be able to later finish the requirements of the Associates Degree (EM01)

The program is a very structured curriculum which includes classroom, hospital clinical hours, and field internships. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be eligible to sit for the New York State Health Department certification examination as EMT - Paramedic.

*** Please note that this path does not have financial aid. ***
    Distribution Requirements
    Credit Hours
    PARAMEDIC CERTIFICATION REQUIRED COURSES: 37 Credit Hours
    EMS 171 Critical Trauma Care
    1
    EMS 236 Advanced Cardiac Life Support
    1
    EMS 239 Paramedic Clinical and Field Experience I
    3
    EMS 240 Paramedic Clinical and Field Experience II
    4
    EMS 246 Advanced Pediatric Care
    1
    EMS 270 Introduction to Paramedicine
    12
    EMS 271 Medical Care in Paramedicine
    8
    EMS 272 Advanced Trauma Issues in Paramedicine
    7
    Total
    37




Updated: 09/06/2001

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