ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY (EMT) - PARAMEDIC
The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Emergency Medical Technology (EMT)- Paramedic is designed for individuals interested in providing care to patients in the pre-hospital setting. Its purpose is, "To prepare competent entry-level paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the advanced emergency medical technician, and/ or emergency medical technician, and/or emergency responder levels." This program will provide the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for an entry level paramedic and allow eligibility to sit for national and state testing for emergency medical technician and paramedic. The program meets or exceeds the required skills and knowledge as set forth by the National EMS Education Standards and the Oregon Health Authority DHS-EMS division. The program is currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and the Oregon Health Authority DHSEMS.
The ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY (EMT) - PARAMEDIC is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
To contact CAAHEP:Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health
25400 U.S. HIghway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
To contact CoAEMSP:8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088