Degrees and Certificates
PAMD110L: Paramedic I
A comprehensive course that includes an introduction to paramedicine, foundations of EMS, wellness of the paramedic, pathophysiology and the theory, knowledge, and skills to manage medical, cardiac, and traumatic emergencies, pharmacology, life span development, and public health issues relating to EMS. Critical thinking and problem solving will be developed using a case-based approach. The student will also demonstrate intravenous skills and medication administration in a laboratory environment.
PAMD120L: Paramedic II
A comprehensive course that builds on Paramedic I and includes the theory, knowledge, and skills necessary to assess and manage medical, cardiac, and traumatic conditions in obstetric, pediatric, adult, geriatric, special population patients and patients at risk. Case-based approaches will be employed to develop critical thinking, scene management, and problem solving. Students will be introduced to the clinical environment via an orientation that includes mandatory in-service trainings, and procedure and Advanced Emergency Medical Technician skill totaling 90 hours. Skills will be demonstrated in a laboratory environment using case management scenarios and clinical experiences will provide a student an opportunity to apply concepts and skills.
PAMD210: Paramedic III
A comprehensive course of clinical rotations that focuses on patient assessments, medical theory, developing and implementing treatment plans and skills while working with preceptors in a variety of clinical settings, and affective behaviors expected of an entry level paramedic. A minimum of 225 hours is required
PAMD220L: Paramedic IV
A field internship course that provides students an opportunity to apply their didactic skills in a fast-paced, progressive EMS environment under the direct supervision of a dedicated preceptor. It will be broken into two phases including a formative (team member) and capstone (team lead) where students will be responsible to ride for at least 315 hours of field time and perform at least 75 total patient assessments and developing and implementing treatment plans. Students will also participate in bi-weekly class designed to bring students and educators together to discuss and review calls using a wholistic approach in discussing medical, social, socioeconomic, political, and other perspectives in preparation for the National Registry certification exam.