(EMT-B) Paramedic – Diploma
The (EMT-B)-Paramedic Program provides learning experiences that enable the student to acquire and assimilate the necessary technical competencies to function effectively as a supportive health care provider. This program is designed to prepare the student for a career as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic in accordance with the Department of Transportation National Standard curriculum. Paramedics are highly trained members of the health-care community who utilize clinical decision-making to formulate a field impression in order to provide basic and advanced life support. A diploma will be awarded upon successful completion of this program. This program is approved by the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (Ch 401, FS, Ch. 64E-2, FAC) and follows the most current U.S. Department of Transportation National Standard Curriculum. Students who have successfully met all educational and institutional requirements as defined by the College for a Diploma in (EMT-B)-Paramedic at Keiser Career College are eligible to have their names submitted to the Florida Bureau of Emergency Medical Services to be considered as a candidate to sit for the State Board Examination for Emergency Medical Technician- Basic (EMT-B) and State Board Examination for Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P).
Courses in this program will provide students with the basic and advanced skills necessary to function as a paramedic utilizing EKG interpretation, airway management, vascular access, emergency pharmacology, and other advanced life-support procedures in the field in conjunction with medical oversight. In addition, the objective of the program is to prepare competent Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.
Courses in our EMT-B – Paramedic program diploma include:
- Emergency Medical Technician I-IV
- EMT-Basic Hospital and Field Experience I-IV
- Medical Emergencies I-II
- Paramedic Field/Clinical Experience
Contact Southeastern College today to learn more about our EMT-B – Paramedic program.