Paramedic Certificate

Pam Halfhill, MS, RRT, TTS,  Chair
Phone: (419) 995-8366
Email:  halfhill.p@rhodesstate.edu

Office: 224C Cook Hall

Emergency Medical Services Major

(Ohio Accreditation #318) (subject to change)

Students interested in the Paramedic certificate must be certified as an Ohio EMT. Students completing the Paramedic certificate are able to:

  • Meet requirements to take the National Registry Paramedic examination.
  • Perform all duties of the Paramedic.
  • Initiate full cardiac monitoring, endotracheal intubation, perform manual defibrillation and synchronized cardioversion, perform appropriate drug therapy, relieve tension pneumothorax and perform crico-thyrotomy when authorized by a medical director.

Technical Standards

See Acceptance Into Dental Hygiene, Emergency Medical Services, Medical Assisting and Respiratory Care Majors here.

EMS 2210 Paramedic I13
EMS 2215Paramedic Clinical2.5
EMS 2220Paramedic II13
EMS 2225Paramedic Field Experience2.5
Total Hours31

Portfolio Course

Prerequisite or corequisite: BHS 1390 Medical Terminology, EMS 1040 EMS Anatomy and Physiology or BIO 1000 Basic Human Structure and Function (min. grade “C”).

See www.RhodesState.edu/GainfulEmployment for additional information on certificates.