What is Emergency Medical Services?
Paramedic Technology Program is a full-time Associate Degree Program, which combines academic and laboratory courses with high technology clinical instruction. The program is housed on the Downtown Campus in the Health Science Building. Students must complete 63-67 credit hours, leading to an Associate in Applied Science Degree. The curriculum prepares the student to assume the responsibilities of a Paramedic Technologist. The curriculum includes course work in the supporting sciences, general education areas and the core program requirements. Interested students should contact the Paramedic Technology coordinator for additional information. Students must be a current EMT.
This program will prepare students to function as a paramedic to deliver emergency care in a variety of environments. The paramedic primarily provides pre-hospital emergency care to acutely ill or injured patients. The care is delivered in a variety of environments including: ambulance, mobile advanced life support units, industrial on site units, fire departments, and other sites. The curriculum is designed to provide the student with the didactic knowledge and the clinical skills to deliver emergency care.
What are my career choices?
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 Technology Curriculum Guide
- Paramedic Technology Pre-Admission Conference Information
- Academic Program Plans (APP)
- NREMT Paramedic Exam Outcomes Data
- Advanced Placement policy
Jefferson Community and Technical College EMS-Paramedic 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 Professions (CoAEMSP).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
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This information is provided in compliance with the Federal Gainful Employment regulations. As a public non-profit education institution, we are required to report the following information for certificate and diploma programs that meet gainful employment definitions (beginning July 1, 2011).
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.