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Fall 2014 Course Catalog 
Fall 2014 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Emergency Medical Technician–Paramedic Certificate

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Division: Natural and Health Science
Academic Dept: Pre Hospital Emergency Medical Services
HEGIS: 5299
Curriculum Chair: Prof. Robert Gurliacci
Tel: 914-606-6796

In New York State, a paramedic is the most advanced technician providing pre-hospital emergency care. Paramedic students build upon the foundation of their basic EMT certification and are prepared for positions in the pre-hospital environment.

The course work will consist of classroom sessions as well as laboratory sessions, and clinical and field internship components. A variety of hospital and paramedic ALS (Advanced Life Support) agencies are utilized throughout the educational experience.

The Emergency Medical Technician–Paramedic certificate program consists of two summer sessions (Anatomy and Physiology 1 & 2) and two semesters. Students are required to purchase lab coats and supply their own transportation. Students are also required to pay an annual malpractice insurance fee.

Upon successful completion of the program, students are awarded a certificate in Emergency Medical Technician–Paramedic, and become eligible for NYS Department of Health, Bureau of EMS certification as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician–Paramedic.


Program Note(s):

Required Screening
Students admitted into this program must complete, at their own expense, a successful criminal background check and drug screening prior to beginning clinical courses. Please consult the curriculum chair of your program for additional details regarding the timetable and procedure for completing these requirements.

Minimum Total Credits: 32

Educational Plan: The Educational Plan is an advisement tool that provides important information to students about how to complete this degree. Click here to Download the Educational Plan .

Gainful Employment Disclosure 


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