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Advanced EMT Cardiac to Paramedic

  • Started Sep 11
  • 3,750 US dollars
  • Pawtucket Avenue

Service Description

The Paramedic certificate program is a professional course designed to prepare individuals to provide advanced pre-hospital care to emergency patients. The program will teach the knowledge, psychomotor skills, attitudes and personal behaviors necessary to function in the role of entry-level paramedic. The goal of the program is to prepare students to be competent paramedics in the local EMS system and prepared for the National Registry of EMT’s Paramedic Written and Practical Examinations. First Response EME and ERG's goal is to offer a program of study designed to prepare students for careers in pre-hospital emergency care. Each entity prepares students to meet the following objectives as dictated by the National EMS Core Content and Education Standards. At the completion of this program, the student will: • Exhibit competency in handling emergencies utilizing all basic and advanced life support equipment and skills. • Evaluate the nature and seriousness of the patient’s condition or extent of injuries to assess requirements for emergency medical treatment and transportation to appropriate care. • Demonstrate the ability to perform safely and effectively the expectations of an entry level paramedic. Provide a service in an environment requiring special skills and knowledge in such areas as communications, transportation, and keeping records. • Display the ability to serve as liaisons with other emergency services. • Initiate transportation of patients by safely lifting, moving, positioning and otherwise handling the patient to minimize discomfort and prevent further injury. • Perform advanced patient assessment and serve as a team leader and patient advocate. • Gather, interpret and report information verbally and in writing. • Understand organ systems and pathophysiology pertaining to these systems. • Utilize effective communication skills when working with patients, family, colleagues, and other healthcare professionals. • Apply legal and ethical principles to professional behaviors within the pre-hospital environment. This program will be offered as a hybrid style course Meeting Days: Monday Evenings 6-10pm/Alternating Saturdays 9a-4p

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Contact Details

  • 2253 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence, RI, USA


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