Paramedic is the highest ALS Prehospital level provider. Candidates in this course undergo over 9 months of classroom training. The main subject areas for the program are advanced anatomy & physiology, pharmacology, neurology, endocrinology, electrophysiology and others related to advanced patient care. Candidates are also required to complete clinical internship with Physicians and Nurses to master their assessment, critical reasoning and treatment skills. Students must also take part in field internships under a preceptor. This is done to ensure that students have mastered the trade. This program requires candidates to spend 18 months completing their training. Once that is completed, students will take the National Written exam and practical skills exam. Within the program, students will also receive certification(s) in Advanced Cardiac Life support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS).
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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.*
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