Paramedic is the highest ALS Prehospital level provider. Candidates in this course undergo over 9 months of classroom training in advanced anatomy & physiology, pharmacology, neurology, endocrinology, electrophysiology and many more subject matters related to advanced patient care. The Paramedic candidate must also do an in hospital internship with Physicians and Nurses to hone their assessment, critical reasoning and treatment skills. They also must operate in the field under a Paramedic preceptor to ensure that the student has mastered their trade. Candidates must understand that in order to complete their training they will need to spend 18 months completing their training and also take their national computer exams and practical skills exams. This program requires over 1,100 hours worth of training. Additional certifications that the candidate will receive during this class are Advanced Cardiac Life support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS).
Our smaller class size allows you maximum practice time with our experienced instructors. Our program allows students the opportunity to participate in a variety of educational opportunities. This program exceeds the US DOT/DPH/OEMS guidelines. The instructional staff consists of experienced Paramedics with years of experience as EMS educators.
Class Location:E. Providence Campus
860A Waterman St.
E. Providence, RI 02914
Class meets Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6pm-10pm and every Saturday from 9am-5pm. All students must be in attendance on the first night of class to continue on with this program. 100% attendance is required in all National EMS Institute’s courses.
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Textbook- Nancy Caroline’s Emergency Care in the Streets (8th Edition), Garcia 12-Lead ECG, Garcia Arrhythmia Recognition, PHTLS (8th Edition), Anatomy and Physiology for Healthcare Professionals (3rd Edition), ACLS and PALS Provider. The uniform is NOT included in the course fee. To purchase a uniform visit the “student uniform” tab on the right which includes a Student Polo, EMT pants, & the student tools kit are required for the course.
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Earn up to 42 College Credits
We are proud to be a recognized Training Sponsor for Charter Oak College. This affiliation allows a pathway for students to earn up to 42 college credits. Paramedic students who successfully complete at least one semester between April 2017 and March 2024 are eligible to apply for college credit, for a fee payable to Charter Oak College. We encourage students interested in applying for college credit to contact Charter Oak Admissions (charteroak.edu) and your Paramedic Program Director to learn more.
Anatomy and Physiology I (no lab): 3 credits, lower division level *
Anatomy and Physiology II (no lab): 3 credits, lower division level *
Beginning Paramedic I: 6 credits, lower division level
Beginning Paramedic II: 6 credits, lower division level
Beginning Paramedic III: 6 credits, lower division level
Clinical Rotation: 6 credits, lower division level
Field Internship: 6 credits, lower division level
Pharmacology: 6 credits, lower division level **
* Must successfully complete Paramedic I and II to receive credit for Anatomy & Physiology I & II
** Must successfully complete Paramedic I, II, and III to receive credit for Pharmacology
National EMS Institute offers in-house payment plans can be set up by calling our office or, call an enrollment specialist for more information. 1-800-497-6732.
The New England Paramedic Education Consortium Paramedic Program is comprised of National EMS Institute and Rhode Island Hospital and 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
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
National EMS Institute is State accredited through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Technicians and the State of Rhode Island Department of Public Health. NEI hosts nationally accredited training courses through the NREMT. National EMS Institute, Inc. reserves the right to change course times and locations to serve our students better.