The EMT-Paramedic is a professional provider of emergency care to acutely ill or injured patients. The Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic program provides students with the skills, knowledge and clinical experience required to provide safe and effective prehospital care. Students may elect to take courses leading to completion of the associate of applied science degree or certificate option. EMT-Basic certification and completion of an approved EMT-I curriculum or EMT-I licensure is a prerequisite for entry into both options. The program integrates classroom, laboratory and applied clinical practice following the national standard curriculum of the Department of Transportation. The program collaborates with local fire departments and nationally recognized hospitals and emergency departments for medical, trauma and specialty rotations. The program is approved by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems, The Emergency Medical Services Board. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to take the national certifying examination.
Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (Cert)
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