Paramedics 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.
Welcome 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 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 Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
CoAEMSP8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
Three year pass rates:National Registry Cognitive 3 year pass rate – 96.55%National Registry Psychomotor 3 year pass rate – 95.65%Paramedic Program 3 year retention – 81%Paramedic Graduate 3 year positive placement – 96%
Southeast Community College is a State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement Institution.
As a State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement Institution, we are unable to offer online or distance courses to students in the following states/areas: California and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
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