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 160 Paramedic I 6
EMS 165 Paramedic Clinical Practice I 3
EMS 170 Paramedic II 6
EMS 175 Paramedic Clinical Practice II 3
EMS 260 Paramedic III 6
EMS 265 Paramedic Clinical Practice III 3
EMS 270 Paramedic IV 7
EMS 275 Paramedic Clinical Practice IV 3
EMS 199 Work-Based Education-Paramedic (Clinical) 2
FYE 101 Blazing Your Trail 1
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