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Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Community college certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic). 510904

Description

Health Professions and Related Clinical Services


 


The Paramedic program consists of three semesters, beginning each fall semester, of concentrated
study including classroom, laboratory time, hospital clinical experiences, and field internship rotations
with an Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulance service. A minimum of 1200 contact hours is required
for program completion to include: 600 classroom and laboratory hours, 300 hospital clinical hours, and
300 hours of ALS ambulance field internship (capstone field internship.)
Emergency Medical Services Professionals (EMSP) – Paramedics are health professionals concerned
primarily with pre-hospital care of acutely ill and injured patients. Paramedics perform such measures as
CPR, extrication of patients from constraining environments, initial patient assessment, stabilization,
and emergency and routine transport to healthcare facilities. Paramedics play an expanded role in
administering emergency care using invasive techniques through standing orders, and they may assist in
various basic settings, such as the Emergency Room (ER) or Intensive Care Unit. 

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

48

Hours

48

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent

School

SOUTH ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (SACC) - EAST & WEST El Dorado

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

300 SOUTH WEST AVENUE, EL DORADO, Arkansas

Local WIB

5040 - Southwest

Name of Credential

Technical Certificate

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell, state grant, institutional and private scholarship

Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Total In-State Program Cost

$0.00

Demand Occupation(s)

29-2042.00Emergency Medical Technicians
$0.00 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

300 SOUTH WEST AVENUE, EL DORADO, Arkansas 71730

Phone Number

(870) 864-7146

Web Address

http://www.southark.edu

Last Updated

Sep 28, 2021

Created

May 18, 2021

Renewal

Sep 24, 2022