This is a selective admission program. Applicants must submit a program application, EMS/Healthcare experience form, EMT and/or AEMT certifications, current CPR card, letters of recommendation, and transcripts documenting completion of prerequisite courses. Students accepted into the program will be responsible for additional program expenses including all necessary preclinical requirements.
GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION
Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program are located at www.csn.edu/gainful-employment.
The objective of this certificate is to train students with the necessary cognitive, psychomotor, and affective behaviors to provide advanced life support in the prehospital setting and to provide the necessary coursework to be licensed in the State of Nevada and nationally certified. This limited entry program offers a comprehensive and in-depth study of advanced life support skills which include pharmacology, advanced airway management procedures and skills, ECG interpretation and electrical therapy. After completion of this certificate, students may then choose to complete the next phase of this program and earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in Paramedic Medicine.
The Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoA-EMSP). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, (727) 210-2350.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
Demonstrate effective critical thinking skills associated with treating the sick and injured.
Demonstrate competence and compassion commensurate for the entry-level Paramedic provider.
Display appropriate attitude and compassion towards patients, co-workers and other health care professionals.
Display and apply aggregate knowledge and practices of the professional Paramedic.
Recognize and apply current practices and procedures for medical traumatic emergencies.