Associate of Applied Science
Credits Required for Graduation: 70.00
The Paramedic Technician program stresses the integration of knowledge and skills required to competently perform pre-hospital advanced life support. Graduates are eligible for national certification and Wisconsin licensure as an EMT-Paramedic. Paramedic students will learn to manage emergency patient care and treatment by performing comprehensive patient assessments, using critical thinking skills, providing advanced cardiac life support, administering various medications, and performing advanced skills and interventions.
The Paramedic Technician 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 (CoA EMSP). Programs (CAAHEP).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
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Clearwater, FL 33756
Western's Paramedic Program Statistics
pass within 3 attempts
Paramedic Technician Retention Rates
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Paramedic retention is defined by calculating the number of students enrolled in the EMS Fundamentals class by the number of students who graduate at the end of Clinical 2.