Emergency Medical Technician—Paramedic Certificate (EMTPC)

Description

Students who have already earned an EMT certification may continue their education by entering the EMT-Paramedic certificate program.

Related Programs

Program Code

EMTPC.CT1

Accreditation

The program curriculum is approved by the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services.

Credentialing: After completing the certificate, students are eligible to take the National Registry exam.

Benefits

Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Take the National Registry exam

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

$31,020 median annual salary

Employment Outlook

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics is projected to grow 23 percent through 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Gainful Employment Data

Curriculum

Effective 2017-2018 academic year

Emergency Medical Technician—Paramedic Certificate (EMTPC)

Program Prerequisites: EMT-Basic Certification from the State of Ohio, and AFL 085 Applications of College Reading and Writing and AFM 095 Foundations of Basic Algebra or appropriate placement test scores.

 
Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
EMS 110 Emergency Medical Technician Theory and Practice 5 4 7
Semester 2      
EMS 120 Paramedic Anatomy and Physiology 3 0 3
Semester 3      
EMS 211 Paramedic 1 7 0 7
EMS 221 Paramedic 1 Lab 0 3 1
EMS 231 Paramedic 1 Practicum 1 9 2
Semester 4      
EMS 212 Paramedic 2 6 0 6
EMS 222 Paramedic 2 Lab 0 3 1
EMS 232 Paramedic 2 Practicum 1 11 3
Semester 5      
EMS 213 Paramedic 3 6 0 6
EMS 223 Paramedic 3 Lab 0 3 1
EMS 233 Paramedic 3 Practicum 1 11 3
Total Credits:   30 44 40

The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.
G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum

Contacts

Advisor
Janice Evans, Program Associate
(513) 569-1432