Area of Study: Emergency Medical Technology
Degree/Certificate: Certificate of Proficiency
Contact the Financial Aid Office regarding certificate eligibility.
This program is designed for emergency medical technicians interested in pursuing paramedic certification. It prepares students to advance their career with ambulance and Emergency Medical Services (EMS). As many EMS services are a component of fire departments, it is also important for those pursuing a career as a firefighter. Students who successfully complete this program are eligible to take the National Registry of EMT Paramedic examination. Successful completion of this examination is necessary for State of Ohio Paramedic certification.
A criminal background check must be completed through a program approved source and approved prior to participation in clinical or field experiences.
The CAAHEP Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in the Emergency Medical Services Professions
II.C. Program Goals - Minimum Expectation
"To prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician , and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels."
Paramedic Pass Rates
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