Program Goal: “To prepare competent entry-level Emergency Medical Technicians-Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. “
The five-semester EMT-Paramedic certificate program combines classroom and laboratory training, along with clinical rotations and a field internship to prepare graduates to sit for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians-Paramedic exam and the Arkansas Paramedic Exam.
The AAS degree in EMT-Paramedic provides the individual with skills in patient assessment, administration of drugs, interpretation of EKGs, performance of endotracheal intubations, and in the use of monitors and other medical equipment. Graduates have employment options in municipal fire departments, private ambulance services, hospitals, and private industry, and are eligible for taking the National Registry of EMT-Paramedic Exam and the Arkansas Paramedic Exam.
Associate of Applied Science
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“The Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic Program at Black River Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoA EMSP), verifies that the following program, Emergency Medical Technician -Paramedic Black River Technical College is judged to be in compliance with the nationally established standards and awarded continuing accreditation on January 21, 2016.