EMT

All students interested in applying to this program should contact Tina Maloy, program director, at 850-718-2403.  Submit completed EMS Program application and documentation listed below to the Admissions and Records Office at Chipola College.

The Emergency Medical Technician program is a limited enrollment, competency based program. The program prepares students in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning domains to become certified and licensed as a competent entry-level EMT. The program prepares students for the certification examination as an EMT in accordance with Florida Statute 401 and Chapter 64j of the Florida Administrative Code. The curriculum encompasses theoretical and simulated learning, clinical, and internship experiences following the National Education Standards and is inclusive of the Department of Education Curriculum Framework. EMS students will adhere to standards as listed in the program Emergency Medical Services Handbook that complies with the Department of Health-Bureau of EMS. This course is 12 credit hours (minimum 300 clock-hours in length). Clinical and internship assignments are required in addition to regular class hours. Students will complete 24 hours of emergency room clinicals and 96 hours of field internship with a local EMS agency.

Application deadlineDecember 3, 2020

  Chipola accepts applications through the last day of registration as listed in the college calendar; however, applications that are submitted earlier improve registration opportunities in desired classes.

Application Deadline December 3, 2020
Registration and Fees Due January 11, 2021
Mandatory Orientation January 7, 2020
Classes Start Date January 11, 2020
Monday – Wednesday
5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (some Thursday classes will be mandatory)

 

The Chipola College Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

 

CAAHEP Mailing address:
25400 US Highway 19 North
Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
P:727-210-2350
F:727-210-2354
www.caahep.org

 

CoAEMSP Mailing Address:
8301 Lakeview Parkway
Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
P: 214-703-8445
F: 214-703-8992
www.coaemsp.org

 

Program AY 2018-2019 AY 2017-2018 AY 2016-2017 AY 2015-2016

State Paramedic 1st Time Pass Rate

N/A

N/A

100%

67%

State Paramedic Overall Pass Rate

N/A

N/A

N/A

 100%

NREMT Paramedic 1st Time Pass Rate

88%

91%

60%

 N/A

NREMT Paramedic Overall Pass Rate

88%

 100%

60%

N/A

Employment Rate

100%

 100%

 100%

100%

Retention Rate

80%

92%

75%

75%

Submit both a general Application for Admission to the college and a completed Spring 2021 EMT Application to the Admissions and Records Office by December 3, 2020.