Paramedic

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 from 18 months to 2 years to complete their training and also take their national computer exams and practical skills exams. 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).

Here at National EMS Institute we offer both day time and evening courses to accommodate all schedules!

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*The New England Paramedic Education Consortium Paramedic Program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professionals (CoAEMSP). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT’s Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.*

National EMS Institute is an Accredited EMT Training Institution by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Department of Public Health, Office of Emergency Medical Service National EMS Institute reserves the right to change course location in order to better serve their students.