EMT-Medic Paramedic
PARAMEDIC - 1110 Hours


Program Objective

The EMT-Paramedic program will demonstrate personal behaviors consistent with professional and employer standards and expectations for an entry-level paramedic. The goal and expectation of the program is 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 Responder levels.  The goal is to also successfully complete the classroom/lab sections and clinical components of the program, the student in the EMT-Paramedic program will be able to:

 

  1. Understand the roles and responsibilities of the entry-level paramedic
  2. Demonstrate the understanding of the medical/legal aspects of pre-hospital emergency care
  3. Comprehend the legal components of a medical patient care report and convey medical information accurately for a continuation of care
  4. Prepare the correct medication dose and administration routes for a pre-hospital patient
  5. Understand the importance of vascular access in a pre-hospital setting
  6. Comprehend Basic pathophysiology of the airway and respiratory system
  7. Understanding ECG interpretation and treatment for cardiac arrhythmias
  8. Possess an understanding of the various body systems and disease processes associated with each
  9. Ability to provide emergency care to the trauma patient
  10. Discuss the complications associated with pre and post term labor
  11. Demonstrate the ability to care for the neonate and pediatric patient in an emergent setting
  12. Understand the components associated with response to Mass Casualty Incidents
  13. Must complete all chapter exams with an 80% or higher
  14. Complete ACLS, PALS and PHTLS 
  15. Complete all hour requirements for hospital and field externships 
  16. Complete the cognitive and psychomotor objectives associated with externship rotations

 

Program Description

The EMT-Paramedic program set forth by Coral Springs Regional Institute of Public Safety is based on the most up to date curriculum set forth by the U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Education Standards.  The program consists of 1110 contact hours using three (3) objectives for teaching; cognitive, affective and psychomotor domains. The program consists of 4 modules including didactic, lab, hospital, and field externships. The program prepares the graduate to function in an emergency setting at an advanced level and able to demonstrate this advanced knowledge in patient assessments for adults and pediatrics, administration of various emergency medications, EKG monitoring, and advanced skills in an emergency setting. The EMT-Paramedic program will prepare the student to take the State of Florida Paramedic and/or National Registry exam. The program numbering system begins with the letters PM followed by an abbreviation of the module name and a number starting with 001 for Paramedic I and going up to 004 for Paramedic IV. 


HOW TO APPLY 
Registration is an online process and will require both uploads and information to be completed in the automated system.  Please follow all directions to ensure your successful enrollment in the Paramedicprogram. 

Complete Step 1:
  • Select your course below
  • Sign in using your MyCSRIPS username and password (returning student) or create a MyCSRIPS login (new student)
  • Pay Registration Fee

After completing Step 1, you will receive an email within 2 hours with instructions for completing Step 2 within your MyCSRIPS portal. Ensure that your email address has been entered correctly. You are required to complete Step 2 by the end of the registration day.

 
Tuition and L&M Fees will be posted upon acceptance into the program.

When registration is open, click on "Select Class." (You will only be able to select and register for a course at/after the Registration Start Date and Time. If the link is not shown, registration may have closed or the course is full.) 

 



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