Emergency Medical Services Paramedic Program

6232: College Credit Certificate in Paramedic (42 Credit Hours)

Paramedic Program

CIP: 51.0904
FL CIP: 0351090405
SOC: 29-2041
Entry Wage: $14-$15/hour

Prerequisite: Admission to program and current EMT certificate from state of Florida.
This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, www.caahep.org, upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Profession, CoAEMSP, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, telephone 727-210-2350, website www.caahep.org. It also meets the standards of the 1998 EMT/Paramedic National Curriculum from U.S. Department of Transportation.

View gainful employment information on this program at http://www.cf.edu/departments/instruction/workforce/gainfulemployment/6232.htm.

Semester One

EMS 2010

EMS Anatomy and Physiology

3

EMS 2610

Introduction to Paramedic

2

EMS 2611

Paramedic Fundamentals

2

EMS 2612

Airway Management and Ventilation

1

EMS 2613

Paramedic Patient Assessment

1

EMS 2611L

Paramedic Fundamentals Skills Lab

2

EMS 2612L

Airway Management and Ventilation Lab

1

EMS 2613L

Paramedic Patient Assessment Lab

1

EMS 2656

Paramedic Clinical I

4

 

First Semester Total

17

Semester Two

EMS 2615

Medical Emergencies I

3

EMS 2619

Medical Emergencies II

3

EMS 2628

Paramedic OB/GYN/Neonatal Emergencies

1

EMS 2615L

Medical Emergencies Skills Lab I

2

EMS 2619L

Medical Emergencies Skills Lab II

1

EMS 2628L

Paramedic OB/GYN/Neonatal Emergencies Lab

1

EMS 2630

Behavioral Emergencies

1

EMS 2645

Paramedic Clinical Experience II

4

 

Second Semester Total

16

Semester Three

EMS 2614

Trauma Emergencies

2

EMS 2614L

Trauma Emergencies Skills Lab

1

EMS 2618

EMS Operations

1

EMS 2658

Paramedic Clinical Experience III

5

 

Third Semester Total

9

 

Paramedic Total Credit Hours

42

Sequence of Paramedic courses represents fall as first semester. There is a slightly different sequence for students who begin in the spring or summer.

Note:.

  • All Health Sciences candidates must undergo a criminal background check. Candidates with a criminal record may not be eligible for any CF Health Sciences program.
  • Upon acceptance into the program, a medical examination, TB test and proof of immunizations are required.
  • All students are responsible for their own health/ hospitalization insurance. Professional liability insurance is included in tuition fees.
  • It is necessary that students have reliable transportation to the assigned hospitals and clinical facilities.
  • The student must be prepared to pay additional fees and purchase uniforms as mandated by program of learning.