Paramedic Technology

Emergency Medical Services

Level up your life-saving skills. If you’re a certified EMT, our selective-admission associate degree program offers advanced prep for the National Registry Exam.

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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?

Program Goal

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.

Program Information:

Accreditation

The Jefferson Community & Technical College Paramedic Program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP Executive Office). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT's Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.

To contact CoAEMSP Executive Office:

8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111‐312 Rowlett, TX 75088
214‐703‐8445
FAX 214‐703‐8992
www.coaemsp.org

Gainful Employment Disclosure Information

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.

Program Contact

Duane Lee
Paramedic Program
Program Coordinator
502.213.2219
duane.lee@kctcs.edu