SELECTIVE ADMISSION PROGRAM
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.
The objective of this degree 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. Associate degree recipients may see improved opportunity for managerial, clinical or educational advancement after sufficient field experience is obtained. 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 competencies necessary to pass the National Registry certification cognitive and psychomotor examination.
Demonstrate proficiency with all technical skills as relative to providing emergency medical care and transportation to critical and emergent patients as necessary to successfully complete all aspects of the field internship.
Demonstrate the ability to understand, apply, and evaluate the clinical information necessary for managing and transporting acute medical and traumatic patients as relative to the role of an entry-level Paramedic.
Demonstrate professional attitudes and ethical behaviors consistent with the expectations of area employers and the local, medical community.
Demonstrate the skills and abilities to seek opportunities for managerial , clinical, or educational advancement after sufficient field experience is obtained.