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Outcome Data - 2021

NREMT/State Written Exam




Positive Placement


The paramedic student must first have completed the EMT-Basic program and have a current license as an EMT.  Additionally, the student should be proficient in all aspects of Basic Life Support.  Basic Life Support will be reviewed expanded upon, and incorporated into the paramedic curriculum. In addition to Basic Life Support skills, paramedic students will also train in:

Airway and Breathing

  • Perform endotracheal intubation

  • Perform percutaneous cricothyrotomy

  • Decompress the pleural space

  • Perform gastric decompression

Pharmacological Interventions

  • Insert an interosseous cannula

  • Enteral and parenteral administration of approved prescription medications

  • Access indwelling catheters and implanted central IV ports for fluid and medication administration

  • Administer medications by IV infusion

  • Maintain an infusion of blood or blood products

In addition, the student will also take Anatomy and Physiology, and will also be enrolled in the Math for Healthcare Workers course upon being accepted into the program. Students will learn basic and 12-lead EKG interpretation and complete Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation Program,  Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support programs.

Upon completing the program, the student will be eligible to take the National Registry Exam for Paramedics.

The Paramedic program begins in August and will last approximately 46 weeks, where classes meet weekly on Monday and Thursday from 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Clinical hours will vary slightly for each student; however, 536 hours minimum will be in the classroom and lab, with an additional minimum of 648 hours spent in the clinical environment.