Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic Certificate
The Paramedic Certificate program is a combination of allied health courses designed to give students the complex knowledge and skills necessary for the acute management and transportation of the broad range of critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system.
The Paramedic certificate 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 program for Firefighter/Paramedic and Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic.
Courses in this certificate program are designed to prepare students for how to provide immediate emergency care as an entry level paramedic. Students who complete the program will be able to:
Careers in Emergency Medical Services are growing rapidly and opportunities exist throughout the local area and nation. Graduates may expect positions in:
Successful students will be eligible to test for the following certifications:
Testing/certification eligibility is stipulated by the Ohio Division of EMS. Students must currently be certified as an Ohio EMT-B to enroll in this certificate 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: