Paramedic

CCC • Paramedic CCC.PARA (42 Credit Hours)

In addition to performing the skills of an EMT, paramedics are trained in advanced life support techniques, including endotracheal intubation, electrocardiogram monitoring and interpretation, DC electrical counter shock and administration of intravenous fluids and medications.

The program is offered on different schedules with three admission dates per year (see the allied health admissions criteria and procedure section of this catalog).

Effective July 1, 2013, the Florida Department of Health and the Department of Education adopted the 2009 National Emergency Medical Service Education Standards for Paramedic Instruction Guidelines to replace the 1998 DOT EMT and Paramedic National Standard Curriculum. Paramedic is currently offered at the Dale Mabry and South Shore campuses.