Paramedics care for the sick and injured in emergency medical settings and transport patients to medical facilities. As advanced providers of emergency care, this area of study might be for you if like you like to help people in need, are compassionate and desire more responsibility than an EMT. This 4 semester program offers hands on training and real life experience.
Accrediting Agencies: State of Ohio Department of Public Safety Division of EMS Accreditation #326 and Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
Within the greater Miami Valley area, EMS professionals are hired by fire departments, private EMS and hospitals. These agencies typically hire entry personnel based on the candidates state licensures/certifications – not whether the candidate is degreed. When local departments are hiring full-time employees, many of them are looking for paramedic/firefighters.
The paramedic program at Sinclair Community College complies with all requirements as outlined by the Ohio Division of Emergency Medical Services (state accrediting body). In accordance, the department teaches that National EMS Educational Standards published in 2009. Successful students will be eligible to sit for state certification testing and eventually be eligible to become licensed / certified as paramedics.
|(BIO 1107 OR BIO 1121 OR BIO 1141)||3 - 4|
|EMS 2100||Applied Anatomy, Physiology & Pathophysiology for Emergency Medical Services Provider||3|
|EMS 2105||Paramedic 1: Lecture||2|
|EMS 2110||Paramedic 1: Laboratory||2|
|EMS 2125||Paramedic 2: Lecture||5|
|EMS 2130||Paramedic 2: Laboratory||2|
|EMS 2150||Paramedic 3: Lecture||5|
|EMS 2155||Paramedic 3: Laboratory||2|
|EMS 2160||Paramedic 3: Clinical||1|
|EMS 2175||Paramedic 4: Lecture||2|
|EMS 2180||Paramedic 4: Field Experience||1|
|EMS 2200||Paramedic 5: Integration / Refresher Lecture||2|
|EMS 2205||Paramedic 5: Integration / Refresher Laboratory||1|
|(EMS 2135 OR EMS 2136 AND EMS 2137)||2|