Program Outcomes

Paramedicine AAS

Goal

"To prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels."

Outcomes

Critical Thinking
1. Use critical thinking skills to confidently and effectively manage emergency situations.

Professional Standards
2. Practice professional standards by demonstrating a strong work ethic, positive attitude, respect for patients, ability to work cooperatively as a health care team member, and willingness to maintain and enhance technical skills.

Communication
3. Communicate clearly and professionally using verbal and nonverbal communication techniques.

Assessment
4. Perform accurate scene safety and patient assessments.

Technical Knowledge
5. Apply appropriate emergency medical and technical knowledge as required in emergency situations.

Personal Well-being & Safety
6. Apply safety and infection control practices to maintain personal and professional well- being and to ensure patient safety.

Clinical & Technical Skills
7. Manage emergency patient care and treatment appropriately within the scope of practice for an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic.

Medical Legal Issues
8. Apply legal knowledge and medical ethics to all patient care situations by documenting accurate and complete patient records and reports and maintaining patient confidentiality.

Certification
9. Meet requirements for certification at appropriate level

Paramedic Program Statistics

Academic Year Retention Rates NREMT Pass Rates Psychomotor Pass Rates
2013-2014 94.00% 90.00% 100.00%
2014-2015 100.00% 95.00% 95.00%
2015-2016 100.00% 95.00% 100.00%
       
Three year average: 98.00% 92.33% 98.33%
*This data does not include any of the prerequisite courses and/or the EMT courses