The Emergency Paramedic is the highest level of pre-hospital certification. This course is designed for experienced Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) who have the desire to further their education with the advanced knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care to the critically ill or injured.
Classes generally meet on Mondays and Thursdays during the day. The course begins annually in September. Course length is approximately 14 months. Paramedic coursework is transferable to some colleges for credit toward an Associate Degree Program and is approved by the Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs for veterans’ benefits. This course is also Nationally Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. Enrollment limited to 25 participants.
The course will consist of, but is not limited to the following:
- Roles & Responsibilities of the EMT-P
- IV Therapy
- Advanced Trauma Care
- Obstetrical/Pediatric Emergencies
- Technical Rescue
- ACLS, ITLS, AMLS, PALS
Clinical rotations include:
- Emergency Department
- Pastoral Care
- Respiratory Care
- ICU, PACU
- Behavioral Health
- Cardiac Care Units
- Ambulance rotations with preceptor
Indiana Certified or EMT-Basic or AEMT, H.S. diploma or G.E.D., valid driver’s license, satisfactory criminal background check, and current Health Care Provider CPR. All applicants must participate in a competitive selection process.
421 N. Emerson Ave., Greenwood IN
$4,800 which includes textbooks and uniforms (2014-2015 Class)