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Paramedic

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The Paramedic Program is a two (2) year Associate Degree program that prepares the student for service in the pre-hospital emergency medical setting. The Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. Course topics include emergency pharmacology, cardiology, 12 lead EKG interpretation, invasive procedures, advanced cardiac life support, and pediatric advanced life support. On successful completion of the course of study students will be eligible to sit for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians examination.

Classroom instruction is comprehensive including a working knowledge of all anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiological processes as well as competency-based instruction in assessment and management skills required for treatment of life-threatening problems in the adult, pediatric, and geriatric patient. Clinical internship requires participation in care of patients in a hospital emergency department that provides medical 80 control to Advanced Life Support providers in the field and, according to availability, Critical Care Unit, Intensive Care Unit, labor and delivery suite, operating room, psychiatric, pediatric, and geriatric wards. Field internship is with local Advanced Life Support Ambulance services.

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This program prepares students for a career in emergency medicine as a paramedic. Students who complete this program and pass the National Registry are certified to practice pre-hospital medicine with an ambulance service.​
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