The Paramedic is an Allied
Health professional whose primary focus is to provide advanced emergency
medical care for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency
medical system. This individual possesses the complex knowledge and
skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Paramedics
function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical
oversight. Paramedics perform interventions with the basic and advanced
equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Paramedic is a link from
the scene into the health care system*. Paramedics provide advanced
levels of pre-hospital care for emergency situations and trauma.
-EMT-B License-Active EMT practice or equivalent for one year
-Current Healthcare Provider CPR card
-Approved Anatomy/Physiology Course
-Certain immunization and a background check
The next Paramedic Program is set to begin
on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. Class will meet Mon & Wed 6-9pm.
Call 208-792-2059 for more information.
* National Emergency
Medical Services Education Standards, US Dept of Transportation,
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Jan 2009.