Programs of Study Home | Programs of Study | Paramedic Placement/Transfer 94% That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2013-2014 graduates found work or continued their education. Placement Paramedic WelcomeParamedics provide medical care by preventing or reducing mortality and morbidity due to illness and injury. Paramedics primarily provide emergent and non-emergent care to patients in and out-of-hospital settings.As a patient advocate, Paramedics seek to be proactive in affecting long-term health care by working in conjunction with other provider agencies, networks, and organizations. The emerging roles and responsibilities of the Paramedic include, community healthcare, public education, health promotion, and participation in injury and illness prevention programs. These in addition to more traditional roles in pre-hospital Medicine with ambulance services, fire departments, flight programs as well as within hospital critical access care areas.OverviewWelcome to SCC’s Paramedic program, a 12-month program designed to provide students the knowledge, skills and attitudes consistent with the expectations of the public and the profession. The program admits up to 24 students annually in the summer (July) quarter. After successful completion of SCC’s Paramedic program, graduates become eligible to take the national registry examination and apply for state certification.The Southeast Community College Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs1361 Park StreetClearwater, FL 33756727-210-2350www.caahep.orgMissionThe mission of the Southeast Community College Paramedic program is to provide the highest quality EMS education, ensuring at all times that the standards and requirements of the state of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Profession (CoAEMSP) and SCC are met. The program strives to graduate paramedics with a comprehensive knowledge base and exceptional clinical abilities. SCC graduates are expected to be leaders in the field of Emergency Medical Services, who will provide a high level of compassionate patient care, and who are intelligent in their approach to the discipline of pre-hospital medicine.Employment OutlookThe outlook for jobs in Nebraska is good, with growth and replacement positions increasing 31.19 percent during the long term. There is an average of 30 jobs available per year over the long term projected to 2016. With the growing elderly population, there is a possibility those numbers could increase. SCC graduates report an average salary of $30,000 per year.Starting TermsSummer Quarter.Paramedic-AASCurriculumParamedic Core ClassesTake PARM-1111 PARM-1112 PARM-1113 PARM-1114 PARM-1117 PARM-1119 PARM-1121 PARM-1122 PARM-1123 PARM-1127 PARM-1129 PARM-1131 PARM-1132 PARM-1133 PARM-1137 PARM-1139 PARM-1141 PARM-1142 PARM-1147 PARM-1149 PARM-2900PARM-1111 Patho for the ParamedicPARM-1112 Intro to ParamedicinePARM-1113 Basic ECG InterpretationPARM-1114 Airway Mngmnt & AssessmentPARM-1117 Paramedic Lab IPARM-1119 Practicum IPARM-1121 Pharm for the ParamedicPARM-1122 Advanced ECG InterpretationPARM-1123 Med Emergencies for ParaPARM-1127 Paramedic Lab IIPARM-1129 Practicum IIPARM-1131 Family Medicine for ParamedicPARM-1132 GeriatricsPARM-1133 Adv Emergency CarePARM-1137 Paramedic Lab IIIPARM-1139 Practicum IIIPARM-1141 Trauma Emergencies for ParamPARM-1142 Rescue Operations for the ParamedicPARM-1147 Paramedic Lab IVPARM-1149 Practicum IVPARM-2900 Paramedic InternshipGen Ed ReqTake SPCH1090 or SPCH1110 or SPCH2810 (SPCH1110 recommended)SPCH-1090 Fund of Human CommunicationsSPCH-1110 Public SpeakingSPCH-2810 Business & Professional CommunTake ENGL-1010 or ENGL-1015 (ENGL1010 recommended)ENGL-1010 Composition IENGL-1015 Composition & LiteratureTake MATH-1100 or MATH-1150 or MATH-1180 or MATH-1200 or MATH-1300 or MATH-1400 or MATH-1600 or MATH-2030;MATH-1100 Intermediate AlgebraMATH-1150 College AlgebraMATH-1180 Elementary StatisticsMATH-1200 TrigonometryMATH-1300 PrecalculusMATH-1400 Applied CalculusMATH-1600 Calc & Analytic Geometry IMATH-2030 Contemporary MathematicsTake PSYC-1810 or SOCI-1010;PSYC-1810 Introduction to PsychologySOCI-1010 Introduction to SociologyTake PHIL-1060 or SPAN-1010 or SIGN-1010;PHIL-1060 Applied EthicsSPAN-1010 Beginning Spanish ISIGN-1010 Beginning ASL ITAKE BSAD-1010 OR INFO-1010;BSAD-1010 Microsoft Applications IINFO-1010 Computer LiteracyRequirementsSpecial Program Requirements:Students must either be nationally registered as an EMT or be licensed as an EMT in the state of Nebraska before starting the core Paramedic program.A current Healthcare provider CPR card through the American Heart Association (AHA).A criminal background check will be required of each student in this program. Based on the outcome of the background check, a student may be prevented from taking certain courses, accessing certain laboratory experiences, or completing the program. A non-refundable fee of $45 will be assessed for this criminal background check.Submit a completed Health Statement to the Health Sciences Office located in room B-4.A two-step skin test for tuberculosis and/or a chest x-ray are required.Flu immunization may be required.All PARM courses must be completed with a minimum grade of 75% (C+) to progress through the program.Other LinksHealth Statement LetterHealth StatementPhysicians Lab Immunization Information Self-Advising SheetEssential FunctionsCostsIt appears your Web browser is not configured to display PDF files. You can download the PDF file here.