Program Requirements

The applicant must meet the following admission requirements:
1. Admission to John Wood Community College
2. Age 18 or older before beginning EMS courses
3. Current EMT–Basic Licensure or EMS 150
4. Paramedic pre-entrance exam
5. Interview with the EMS director
6. Possess current Healthcare Provider CPR certification
7. Pass drug test
8. Pass criminal background check
9. Provide proof of current immunizations

Required Courses

EMS 161 Paramedic I 6
EMS 166 Paramedic Clinical Practice I 2
EMS 171 Paramedic II 6
EMS 176 Paramedic Clinical Practice II 3
EMS 251 Paramedic III 7
EMS 256 Paramedic Clinical Practice III 3
EMS 261 Paramedic IV 6
EMS 266 Paramedic Clinical Practice IV 3
EMS 199 Paramedic Internship 3
FYE 101 Blazing Your Trail 1
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