Belmont College

Paramedic Certificate (PRM)

View the required classes for the Paramedic Certificate program.

Gainful Employment Information.

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 the area. 

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
  • ACLS
  • PALS
  • 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.

Program Outcomes:

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;

  1. Demonstrate the ability to understand, apply, and evaluate the clinical information necessary for managing and transporting acute medical and traumatic patients.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency with all technical skills as relative to providing emergency medical care and transportation to critical and emergent patients.
  3. Demonstrate professional attitudes and behaviors consistent with the expectations of area employers and the local, medical community.

Business Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.

Class Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00a.m. - 10:00p.m.
Saturday - Sunday

Contact Information

Belmont College
Main: 740.695.9500
Harrison County Center: 740.942.2222
Monroe County Center: 740.472.5468

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