Nov 28, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog

Paramedic Certificate


Description

The Paramedic Certificate program prepares a currently certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and/or Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) to take the National Registry Paramedic (NRP) certification exams.

Entry Requirements

  • Candidates must have a current National Registry or South Carolina EMT or AEMT certification.
  • Per the SC DHEC Bureau of EMS & Trauma, candidates must have successfully completed an Anatomy & Physiology course within the last five years prior to the start date of the program.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Perform patient assessments
  • Formulate a treatment plan
  • Implement treatment plan
  • Reassess treatment plan based on evolving information
  • Transfer patients to definitive care
  • Complete technical reports
  • Demonstrate the behaviors of a healthcare professional

Graduation Credits Required: 39