2017-2018 Catalog

Emergency Medical Services — Paramedic Program, College Credit Certificate

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

Paramedic Program

CIP: 51.0904

FL CIP: 0351090405

SOC: 29-2041

This is a limited-access program. Please consult CF.edu/limitedaccess for information on limited-access programs.

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 CF.edu/gainful-employment/6232.

Requirements

Semester One: 17 credit hours

EMS 2010EMS Anatomy and Physiology

3

EMS 2610Introduction to Paramedic

2

EMS 2611Paramedic Fundamentals

2

EMS 2612Paramedic Airway Management and Ventilation

1

EMS 2613Paramedic Patient Assessment

1

EMS 2611LParamedic Fundamentals Skills Lab

2

EMS 2612LParamedic Airway Management and Ventilation Lab

1

EMS 2613LParamedic Patient Assessment Lab

1

EMS 2656Paramedic Clinical I

4

Semester Two: 16 credit hours

EMS 2615Medical Emergencies I

3

EMS 2619Medical Emergencies II

3

EMS 2628Paramedic OB/GYN Neonatal Emergencies

1

EMS 2615LMedical Emergencies Lab I

2

EMS 2619LMedical Emergencies II Lab

1

EMS 2628LParamedic OB/GYN Neonatal Emergencies Lab

1

EMS 2630Behavioral Emergencies

1

EMS 2645Paramedic Clinical Experience II

4

Semester Three: 9 credit hours

EMS 2614Trauma Emergencies

2

EMS 2614LTrauma Emergencies Lab

1

EMS 2618EMS Operations

1

EMS 2658Paramedic Clinical Experience III

5

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.