Aug 08, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Paramedic Certificate, Center for Emergency Services Training


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The Center for Emergency Services Training offers programs designed to meet the training needs of ambulance, fire, and police personnel in the areas of emergency medical services and rescue. Projects include emergency services training for first responders through a federal Health Resources and Services Administration grant to reduce incidences of morbidity and mortality related to opioid usage in rural areas, and for employees in industrial settings like power plants and coal mines. Two certifications available are Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic.

The Paramedic 1,150-clock-hour program with 600 hours in the classroom, including 230 hours of interactive lecture and 370 lab hours. Also, a minimum of 550 hours are required in clinical and field settings, with a minimum of 250 hours at clinical sites, and a minimum of 100 hours during the Summative Capstone Field Internship. Up to 30 transfer credits may be awarded to students with Paramedic certification.

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