The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Paramedicine program is designed to provide advanced techniques of emergency care, stabilization, and immobilization of victims of illness and injury. The techniques of emergency care include but are not limited to assessment, detailed physical examination, recognition and documentation of signs and symptoms of illness and injury, critical thinking and diagnosis intervention, and the evaluation of the interventions. The techniques of assessment include but are not limited to electrocardiograph rhythm identification, administration of oxygen, defibrillation, synchronized cardioversion, transcutaneous pacing, and advanced airway techniques. The techniques for immobilization of the victim include but are not limited to the use of specific immobilization devices, peripheral intraosseous and central intravenous techniques, and preparation and care during transportation.
You must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses required within the program.
This program requires students to complete prerequisites and admission criteria. Download the Course Check Sheet and see a program advisor for details.
EMT/FSC104 requires students to complete additional hours in a competency-based clinical, vehicular, and/or scenario based experience. At GCC students are required to take EMT104AB to meet this requirement. EMT104 has a number of prerequisites. Please see this web page for the specifics (list is under Program Notes).
If you are interested in continuing your education, the courses in this certificate program may be applied toward the Associate in Applied Sciences (AAS) in Emergency Response and Operations: Paramedicine program track. The guidance of the Program Director is recommended.
Minimum tenth grade level reading proficiency as demonstrated by appropriate Reading placement exam.
Students may be required to complete a program entrance exam prior to starting Advanced level courses OR have Permission of Program Director.