Paramedic

The Paramedic program is a limited enrollment, competency based program. The goal of the EMS Department 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 Emergency Medical Responder levels."

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 program is a 42-credit hour course that spans three semesters, approximately 12 months. Clinical and internship assignments are required in addition to regular class hours.

 

Application Information

All students interested in applying to this program should contact Tina Maloy, program director, at 850-718-2403. 

Submit both a general Application for Admission to the college and a Paramedic Program Application to the Admissions and Records Office.

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


Application Deadline----TBA
Registration and Fees Due------TBA
Mandatory Orientation------TBA

 

Accreditation

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

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

 

Student Performance

 

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%