Paramedic Program

Christian Knutsen, MD
Christian Knutsen, MD
Course Medical Director
EMS & Paramedic Training
Contact: Douglas Sandbrook, MA, EMT-P, Paramedic Program Director/EMS Liaison
Phone: 315 464-4851

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Course Tuition and Fees: $4820.00

Program begins Thursday, 8/21/2014 from 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM

A paramedic is the highest level of field provider.

The program consists of approximately 1200 classroom hours during which students study many areas of medicine including:

  • Anatomy & physiology
  • Illness and injury prevention
  • Medical/legal issues
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical emergencies
  • Patient assessment
  • Trauma
  • Neonatology
  • Pediatrics
  • Geriatrics
  • Operations
  • Hazardous materials

Paramedic students also spend approximately 300 hours in a series of clinical rotations in the hospital setting where emergency procedures are practiced and critical thinking skills are applied to real patients. Students also complete approximately 300 hours of internship working in the field under the preceptorship of experienced paramedics. More information...