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EMS Paramedic Certification

Nationally Accredited by:

caahep

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The 12-month EMT-Paramedic course prepares candidates for successful employment in the field of emergency medical services. This program provides intense classroom and laboratory experiences, as well as dynamic clinical and field experiences for the attainment of the skills and knowledge necessary for graduates to perform in the field of EMS.

Click Here to view the Paramedic Functional Job Analysis / Technical Standards.

COURSE Location

OCH Campus, Building B: 4209 Old Charlotte Highway, Monroe, NC 28110

Campus Map

 

PARAMEDIC
RENEWAL OR REFRESHER

For More information contact:

Rhonda Weaver – Public Safety Program Coordinator at 704-993-2407 or rweaver@spcc.edu
 for application /registration questions
Chris Floto – Lead Instructor at  704-993-2417 or cfloto@spcc.edu
for class schedule and required materials questions

Sam Bishop – EMS Director at 704-290-5817 or tbishop@spcc.edu
for all other class questions

Testing Appointments:  Testing Center 704-290-5841 testing@spcc.edu
Business Office for payments: 704-290-5849

Accreditation

The EMT Education Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).  For questions about the accreditation of the EMT Education Paramedic Program offered at South Piedmont Community College, contact CAAHEP and/or CoAEMSP:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 US Hwy 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, Florida 33763
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214-703-8445
(www.coaemsp.org)

The Commission on Accreditation and/or the Committee on Accreditation may be contacted if you have a concern that relates to the manner in which the EMT Education Paramedic Program complies with the Standards or follows established accreditation policies. To view complaint policies, click here for CAAHEP and here for CoAEMSP.

OCCUPATIONAL RISKS DISCLOSURE

Provision of emergency medical services poses inherent occupational risks for EMS responders.
Risks include the following.

1. Violence/assaults
2. Verbal threats/aggression
3. Motor vehicle crashes
4. Infectious disease
5. Lifting injuries
6. Sprains and strains
7. Psychological trauma
8. Hazardous chemical exposure
9. Hyper/hypothermia

OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT

Year201820192020
2021
2022
Attrition35%47%12.5%
No
graduates
during the
2021
reporting
year
29.4%
Retention65%53%87.5%70.6%
Pass Rate100%100%100%100%
Positive Placement100%100%85.7%83.3%

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