Graduates of the Paramedic program will be qualified and skilled professionals in the field of Emergency Medical Services as Paramedics. The Paramedic (EMT-P) is a person who works in the exciting, expanding field of Emergency Medical Services (EMS). This degree incorporates theoretical knowledge with extensive hands on, clinical application and experience. Thespecialization and advanced education and training in the care and transport of the critically ill andinjured can mean the difference between life and death. Paramedic graduates typically have more employment opportunities as well as enhanced potential for upward progression in the career of pre-hospital care.
According to CAREERwise, the median hourly pay as a Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic in the state of Minnesota is $17.28 per hour. The employment outlook through 2024 is expected to grow approximately 17.3%, a very high-growth career.
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View semester course schedule order by campus: East Grand Forks
|Course #||Course Name||Credit(s)|
|EMTB 1101||Emergency Medical Tech||6|
|EMTP 1130||BLS Ambulance Clinical||1|
|EMTP 1200||Intro to EMS||1|
|EMTP 1205||EMS Trauma Care||1|
|EMTP 1210||EMS Pharmacology||1|
|EMTP 1215||EMS Med Emergencies||3|
|EMTP 1220||EMS Cardiac Care||1|
|EMTP 1225||EMS Special Populations||1|
|EMTP 1230||EMS HazMat||1|
|EMTP 1235||Paramedic Skills||2|
|EMTP 1240||Paramedic Assessment 1||2|
|EMTP 1300||Paramedic Clinical||5|
|EMTP 1305||Paramedic Field Exp||3|
|EMTP 1400||Paramedic Assessment 2||3|
|EMTP 1410||Paramedic Capstone||6|
|HLTH 1106||Medical Terminology||2|
|BIOL 2252||Anatomy & Phys I||3|
|BIOL 2254||Anatomy & Phys II||3|
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