Paramedic

  • Credits: 60
  • Degree Type: A.A.S.
  • Campus: East Grand Forks

Program Learner Outcomes

Terminal Competency
To prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains, with or without exit points as the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) and/or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), and/or Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) levels.

Learner Outcomes
1. Student will complete all assigned tasks and duties in a manner consistent with the roles and responsibilities of a Paramedic within an EMS system.
2. Student will demonstrate professional behaviors and attitudes expected by employers and the paramedicine profession.
3. Student will complete all assigned tasks and duties within the expected legal and ethical parameters of a professional paramedic.
4. Student will demonstrate entry-level competencies of assessment and management of diverse patients.
5. Student will apply the basic concepts of development, pathophysiology, and pharmacology to assess and manage diverse patients.
6. Student will safely manage the scene of an emergency, demonstrating behaviors conducive to effective teamwork.
7. Student will communicate effectively with all healthcare providers and patients with respect for diversity of culture, age and gender.