paramedic

Degree Type
Diploma

Locations
Altamonte Springs
Fort Lauderdale

Next Start Date

December 2, 2021

February 24, 2022

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paramedic diploma

Obtaining a Paramedic Diploma from City College will prepare a graduate to sit for the National Registry Paramedic cognitive exam which can pave the way to a very exciting and rewarding future.  Applicants into this program must be actively registered with the Florida Department of Health and possess their EMT License. 

Paramedics are advanced emergency medical care providers. They are educated and trained to work in the front lines of medical services by providing advanced support to emergency patients. Paramedics can carry out essential duties of a physician, including patient examination, administering medication and treating patients with emergency equipment. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 6% growth in Paramedic positions through 2029** – faster than average.

** https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/emts-and-paramedics.htm

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Paramedic Diploma program will prepare students to keep calm and think and act quickly during emergency situations. Through the 5 quarter program, students will go through didactic and lab courses as well as complete 492 extern contact hours. Graduates of the program, with successful certification as a Paramedic, may qualify for careers within the out-of-hospital emergency service industry, both in the public and private sectors. Students must have passed the NREMT or EMT certification in order to apply for the Paramedic program. 

 

program highlights

  • Training in specialized life support techniques
  • In class and clinical training
  • Externship training via local Hospitals and Fire Departments
  • Access to Career Services
  • Financial aid available to those who qualify

core courses

  • Paramedic I – Lecture/Lab
  • Paramedic II – Lecture/Lab
  • Paramedic III – Lecture/Lab
  • Paramedic IV – Lecture/Lab

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Career Opportunities

Having a Diploma from City College could be the thing that tips the scales in your favor when you’re going after that dream job. And nearly all employers and healthcare organizations prefer to hire personnel with documented training.  Graduates are qualified to seek employment at:

Ambulance Services

Hospitals

Local Government Services

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* A quarter is made up of 11 weeks and students may carry 8 to 16 credits per quarter.

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