Paramedic

program overview

Center for Allied Health Education's Paramedic Program is an intensive, twelve-month course, leading to New York State Department of Health and New York City Regional Emergency Medical Advisory Committee certification as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will also receive BLS, ACLS and PALS and PHTLS certification. The course curriculum includes didactic and laboratory work, as well as clinical (hospital and ambulance) rotations.

The Paramedic Program's curriculum follows the Paramedic Instructional Guidelines of the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards published by the U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The program prepares competent, entry-level Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

The Center's Paramedic Program is an approved National Registry Skills Testing Site and qualifies graduates for the National Registry Practical Exam.