Fire & Rescue Certification/Training
American Heart Association (AHA) Training
|EMS-4400||Paramedic Initial||L15 Emergency Medical Services||660 hours didactic
340-500 hours clinical & field internship
The curriculum for the Paramedic educational program shall be the 2009, or most current release of the United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) National Education Standards. The Paramedic program must be conducted by an approved Advanced Educational Institution as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. The lead instructor for the Paramedic educational program must be a NC credentialed Level II EMS Instructor at the Paramedic level as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. Student prerequisites: A) Successful completion of an EMT educational program. Though a current and valid Credential is not required, an Educational Institution maintains the right to include this as a Prerequisite. B) High school diploma or high school equivalent; C) Reading comprehension and English language skills on the post-secondary level. D) Compliance with the mathematical skills on the post-secondary level E) Anatomy and Physiology (Minimum EMS-3000). Course may include a clinical component.
- Program and Certification Information
- Information Packet for Paramedic Course
- Course Instructor Profiles
Paramedic candidates must complete the Anatomy and Physiology prerequisite. The requirement may be met through the completion of the following courses or combination of courses: EMS 3000, BIO 163, BIO 165/166, or BIO 168/169.
Contact Alan Thompson (704-216-7141, firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.