Allied Health Profession to Paramedic Certification

Chadwick E. Massie, M.Ed., Paramedic, Coordinator
Phone: (419) 995-8228
Office: TL 162B

These courses are designed to prepare the licensed health professional for a Paramedic Certification. Registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and respiratory therapists are eligible to take this coursework. All candidates must have a minimum of two years clinical experience, preferably in a critical care setting; EMT-Basic certification from the state of Ohio; ACLS, PALS or PEPP; TNCC, BTLS or PHTLS; and an AHA BLS Health Care Provider Certification or its equivalent prior to enrollment.

Students completing the Allied Health Profession to Paramedic Certification courses will be able to challenge the NREMT Paramedic Exam and meet the certification standards set forth by the Ohio Board of EMS and perform all duties of an EMT-Paramedic.

Emergency Medical Services Major

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to prioritize decisions and act quickly in the best interest of the patient.
  2. Apply knowledge and skills necessary to treat a variety of patients in many different environments.
  3. Adhere to the ethical and professional standards that govern the EMS profession.
  4. Demonstrate effective communication skills with empathy and compassion.
  5. Collect and analyze patient data to effectively treat mechanism of injury or nature of illness.

Technical Standards
See here for details.