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Paramedic Training

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, Wednesday, and Fridays from 9am-5pm. All students must be in attendance on the first day of class to continue on with this program. 100% attendance is required in all National EMS Institute’s courses.

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Course Materials:

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.

2019 Paramedic Course Date(s)


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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 ( and your Paramedic Program Director to learn more.

Credit Breakdown:

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

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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.