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Paramedicine

The Paramedicine program prepares students to provide advanced emergency medical care for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the complex knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Paramedics function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Paramedics perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Paramedic is a link from the scene into the health care system. The Paramedicine program prepares students for employment in paramedic positions in today’s health services field. The Paramedic program provides learning opportunities that introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills from the EMT/EMT-I 1985/AEMT levels to a paramedic level. Successful completion of the program allows the graduate to apply to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Paramedic certification examination and apply for Georgia licensure with the State Office of Emergency Medical Service and Trauma (SOEMST) as a paramedic.

Programs of Study

 

Program Goal: 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 Medical Responder levels. 
 
The Paramedicine Diploma and Associate's Degree programs at Georgia Northwestern Technical College are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educations programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
 
9355 - 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
727-210-2350
 
Please also view our Health Technologies page for documentation about our Competitive Admissions policies. 

Program Outcomes

 
Graduates

Attrition
Retention
Positive Placement
National Registry Written - % of Grads Attempting
National Registry Written - Pass Rate Success
National Registry Practical - % of Grads Attempting
National Registry Practical - Pass Rate - Success

2020
11

15%
85%
100%
100%
N/A
91%
90%

2019
8

0%
100%
100%
100%
88%
100%
100%

2018
10

9%
91%
100%
90%
100%
100%
90%

2017
10

9%
91%
100%
90%
100%
100%
100%

2016
11

9%
91%
100%
100%
90%
100%
100%

Threshold
 

 
70%
70%
70%
70%
70%
70%