EMS - Advanced Life Support

Advanced Life Support

Paramedic Course

The Paramedic is an allied health professional whose primary focus is 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 paramedic program is divided into three primary activities: 1) Didactic (classroom), 2) Clinicial Rotation, and; 3) Field Internship.  The total program length meets or exceeds current accreditation standards as established by CAAHEP / CoAEMSP and the National Registry of EMT's.  The minimum program hours are as follows:

Didactic / Lab

800 hrs


260 hrs

Field Internship

540 hrs

Minimum Program Hours

1600 hrs

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Montgomery County Public Safety Training Campus
Classroom 208
Detweiler 8/7 - 7/30 Mo We 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM $7,500.00 View 19