2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Dec 02, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog

Paramedic Studies (AAS)

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The Paramedic Studies program is designed to prepare students to enter the paramedic profession by providing them with the knowledge and skills which can be used to enter the paramedic field.

Program Outcomes

  1. Fully meet the requirements to gain state approved certification as outlined by the current National Registry Emergency Medical Technician Standards Exam.
  2. Fully meet the requirements to gain the CPR - Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certification.
  3. Fully meet the requirements to gain the Emergency Medical Care Technician - Paramedic for the Arizona Department of Health Services.
  4. Develop effective written communication skills consistent with Emergency Medical Services and related professional environments.
  5. Develop the ability to retrieve, evaluate, and use information appropriately by using library resources, information technology, analytical tools, and the scientific method to predict and control fire problems and advance knowledge of emergency medical services.
  6. Use knowledge of other cultures, politics, ethics, and human rights to positively impact the community, work place, and the physical environment around us.

General Education: 19 credits

All general education coursework must be selected from the approved AGEC list.

Mathematics (3-5)

Arts and Humanities (3)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (3)

Physical and Biological Sciences (4)

Total Degree Credit Hours: 72

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