EMT Paramedic Certificate

EMS 2310Paramedic I10
EMS 3320Paramedic II10
EMS 4330Paramedic III10
Total Hours30

MINIMUM percentage of 80% must be achieved in Paramedic I before advancing to Paramedic II and III

Plan of Study Grid
First TermHours
EMS 2310 Paramedic I 10
Second Term
EMS 3320 Paramedic II 10
Third Term
EMS 4330 Paramedic III 10
 Total Hours30
  • PLO 1. Demonstrate knowledge of Human Systems , as related to emergency medical care.
  • PLO 2. Distinguish between the needs and care of pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients in emergency medical care.
  • PLO 3. Demonstrate proficiency in airway control of medical and trauma patients in emergency medical situations.
  • PLO 4. Evaluate and properly treat dangerous cardiac rhythms, according to American Heart Association guidelines, in all patient types in emergency medical situations.
  • PLO 5. As a member of an EMS team , evaluate, assess, treat, and transport a variety of patient types , in diverse settings in the community, in an emergency medical situation.
  • PLO 6. As a member of an EMS team, demonstrate the ability to assess, treat, and transport a variety of patient types , in a wide range of realistic simulation scenarios.
  • PLO 7. As a member of an EMS Team , act as the lead Paramedic in charge , and assess and treat 20 patients in the Capstone Experience. Each student in the capstone will delegate tasks to other paramedic members of the team , communicate with med control, and properly mitigate any emergencies, in accordance with local protocols, and recognized best standard of care.
  • PLO 8. Properly demonstrate the acquisition of the following skills: mechanical ventilation of a patient, endotracheal intubation, use of a king airway device, appropriate oxygen administration, use of a cervical collar and backboard, EKG acquisition with proper interpretation and treatment, defibrillation, cardioversion and cardiac pacing, treatment of burns, splinting and treatment of fractures, administration of medications, preparation and insertion of an IV (adult and pediatric), administration of an intramuscular and subcutaneous injection, and bleeding control.
  • PLO 9.Describe the body's physiologic response to changes in perfusion. Define shock and the pathophysiology of compensated and decompensated shock, and demonstrate the management of different types of shock.
  • PLO 10. Distinguish between the priorities of medical versus trauma patients.
  • PLO 11. Describe the role of communication in EMS, and demonstrate proper communication with other crew members, hospital staff, medical control, patients and their families.
  • PLO 12. Outline and demonstrate the prehospital management of cerebral injuries.
  • PLO 13. Describe and demonstrate the principals of triage and operations at a mass casualty incident.\\n
  • PLO 14. Discuss and demonstrate general safety principals that EMS personnel should follow at every incident.
  • PLO 15. Discuss actions to take when responding to possible terrorists events.\\n
  • PLO 16. Discuss and demonstrate the principals of out of hospital births and their proper management, along with other prehospital obstetrical emergencies.
  • PLO 17. Demonstrate the care and treatment of prehospital pediatric emergencies , from neonate to adolescents.