Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic (EMT)
View the required classes for the Emergency Medical - Paramedic program.
The Emergency Medical Services degree is designed to prepare students to provide immediate emergency care
as an entry level Paramedic. Those completing the program will be able to:
- Integrate pathophysiologic concepts with assessment findings to develop a field
impression and treatment plan for patients with both medical and traumatic
- Effectively communicate with colleagues, health care staff, patients and their
- Proficiently demonstrate the skills required for management of the sick and injured
- Display professional standards of behavior and meet employer expectations
Careers in Emergency Medical Services are growing rapidly and opportunities exist
throughout the local area and nation. Graduates can expect positions in:
- Ambulance Services
- Fire Departments
- Communications and Dispatch
- Hospitals and Health Agencies
- Other Support Services
Successful students in the Paramedic program will be eligible to test for the following certifications:
- Ohio Paramedic
- NREMT – Paramedic
- ITLS Provider
- Pediatric ITLS
Testing/certification eligibility is stipulated by the Ohio Division of EMS
At the completion of the Belmont College Paramedic program, the graduate will be able to demonstrate the following as an entry level paramedic in the Ohio Valley;
- Demonstrate the ability to understand, apply, and evaluate the clinical information necessary for managing and transporting acute medical and traumatic patients.
- Demonstrate proficiency with all technical skills as relative to providing emergency medical care and transportation to critical and emergent patients.
- Demonstrate professional attitudes and behaviors consistent with the expectations of area employers and the local, medical community.