Paramedic Certificate (PRM)
View the required classes for the Paramedic Certificate program.
A certificate in Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic can be earned in as
little as one year. Classes are offered in the evenings and clinical times
are arranged at a variety of hospitals, EMS agencies, and fire services throughout
Courses in this program are applicable to the associate degree programs for Firefighter/Paramedic
and Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic
These courses are 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 emergencies
- Effectively communicate with colleagues, health care staff, patients and their families
- Proficiently demonstrate the skills required for management of the sick and injured
- Display professional standards of behavior and meet employer expectations
Successful students 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
Must currently be certified as an Ohio EMT-B to enroll in this program.
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.