This is an in-depth course for the pre-hospital health care provider at the Advanced Level. This program is designed to teach the skills of the National Curriculum for Paramedic. The course is based on criteria set fourth in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Michigan Department of Community Health Curricula. Upon successful completion of the Paramedic course the applicant will be required to successfully pass the National Registry Exam.
Course Length: The estimated course length is approximately 1200 hours. 500 hours of class time and 600 to 700 hours clinical time (Clinical time is based upon student meeting clinical objectives). This is the recommended course length based on the 1998 NHTSA Paramedic Curriculum.
Clinical Objectives: Students can expect to have at minimum 574 hours in these clinical areas, however the clinical objectives must be met, therefore clinical time may vary.
Hospital Clinical Sites: Hurley Medical Center ED, OB, OR, PEDS, CCU, and Burn Unit.
EMS Internship Sites: STAT EMS, Genesee County EMS, and Genesee County Sheriff Department Paramedic Division.
Prerequisites: The minimum requirements for admission to a Paramedic course are successful completion of an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course. Individuals wishing to participate in the Paramedic examination for licensure must provide proof of current Michigan licensure at the EMT or EMT-Specialist level or past Michigan licensure at the EMT level and currently NREMT at the EMT or EMT-I level. The student must complete an admissions evaluation, pass a criminal background check, obtain Hepatitis vaccination and a burnet TBS test. Other prerequisites may be designated by the specific course syllabus
Textbook: AAOS, Pharmacology, and Calculations
Academy Times: April 22, 2013 Monday and Wednesday evenings 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Academy Cost: $5,000.00, includes books, uniforms, ID badge, technology fee and ACLS, PHTLS, and PALS certifications.
Course Location: Course held at STAT Emergency Medical Service, Inc. Main Offices, EMS Education Department
Certification: Academy includes PHTLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications. Certificate of Completion and eligibility to write the NREMT Certification Exam and apply for a MDCH Paramedic License.
Please contact STAT Emergency Medical Service, Inc for more information at 810.238.7672 ext.215