Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Certificate (Owens Code: ZPAR)
This program is designed for the EMT-Basic or Intermediate to complete the principles of advanced care and EMS operations.
The courses follow the Department of Transportation (DOT) standards, State of Ohio requirements, as well as the national standard curriculum.
Individuals who successfully complete the courses will be eligible to take the National Registry exam and receive state certification through the Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS).
Prerequisites for admission into the Paramedic program include:
- Current and active State of Ohio EMT-Basic or EMT-Intermediate certification
- Anatomy and physiology
- Current and active drivers license
- Current AHA provider CPR card
For registration information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emergency Services Administration
Dr. Michael Pfahl, Dean
Heritage Hall 106Y
Matthew Phillips, Chair/Program Director
John Leonard, Clinical Coordinator
Program Goals and Learning Objectives
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.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Outcomes and Results for Owens Paramedic Program
National Registry 2021 Pass Rates
2021 Outcomes for Paramedic Cohorts
Positive Placement: 90%
Fair Practice Document
Certificates of Accreditation are issued by Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services, State Board of Emergency Medical Services through March 31, 2023. (Accreditation Number 344). For more information concerning the certificates of accreditation contact the Emergency Medical Services Division, Attention: EMS Accreditation, 1970 West Broad Street, P.O. Box 182073, Columbus, Ohio 43218-2073, web address www.publicsafety.ohio.gov.).
The Owens Community College paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
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