This certificate will prepare students for national certification as an EMT Paramedic.
Entry Requirement: Certified EMT.
Upon completion, students will be able to:
Show critical thinking abilities in the application of patient care at the paramedic level
Present themselves in a professional manner with regards to the ethical and moral standards of health care
Function in a manner that shows effective time management skills in the healthcare setting
Demonstrate the technical abilities associated with those necessary for an entry-level paramedic
Display the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written form with patients, family members, and fellow health care professionals in the process of providing patient care
Display the ability to perform detailed patient assessments and comprise accurate patient care plans in the emergency setting
Demonstrate the ability to perform entry level paramedic skills and procedures within the established national standards for the various patient encounters
Demonstrate the ability to establish differential diagnosis based upon a detailed knowledge of pathophysiology, patient assessments and patient’s presentations within the framework of emergency medical care
Assume the responsibilities of continued growth, development and life-long learning to ensure the up to date knowledge and proficiencies
Assume the role as a true patient advocate and, through this, ensure that the focus remains on promoting patient care at its highest level