2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
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2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Emergency Medical Services—Paramedic Certificate

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Certificate: 52 Hours

The Paramedic is an allied health professional whose primary focus is to provide advanced emergency medical care for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the complex knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Paramedics function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Paramedics perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Paramedic is a link from the scene into the health care system.

This is a selective admission program that requires a valid EMT license.

An application packet is available online or by contacting the EMS department at paramedic@otc.edu.  Please see faculty members for further advisement.

Missouri Department of Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, PO Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102, (573) 761-9911.

This program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Education Programs for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP), 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088, (214) 703-8445.

Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic Certificate Requirements

(All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better)

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