Paramedic Program

 

Course Description    

This is a 1,290.5 hour, Paramedic Program allows you to test with National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians and then apply for state certification.  It follows the 2011 National EMS Education Standards. 

This three-phase program consists of 672 hours of intensive, classroom and lab training, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., in the INHS Health Training Facility; followed by a minimum of 258.5 hours of supervised hospital clinical time; and a minimum of 360 hours of supervised paramedic field internship.  Clinical rotations and field internships are available at a number of approved locations around Washington and Northern Idaho.   

Credentials obtained:  Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Prehospital Trauma Life Support. 

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PDF:  Paramedic Job Functionality Analysis  

Paramedic Program VIDEO


Application Documents 

Applications are available for your reference and in preparation for the next enrollment period. Please know your first step in applying for enrollment is to register and pay for the Paramedic Course Candidate Application Fee. You may do so by clicking here. After registration and payment, an application will be emailed to you.  Applications may be submitted prior to completion of the required pre-requisites to include Anatomy and Physiology and Medical Terminology. Acceptance into the course is contingent upon successful completion and a passing grade of C+ or better. 

Application Packet


Course Overview

The INHS Health Training Paramedic Program is conducted in three phases.  This three-quarter time program consists of 28 weeks of intensive classroom training at the INHS Training Facility, three days a week from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  The second phase consists of a minimum of 258.5 hours of supervised clinical experience in a hospital setting.  The third phase is a field internship which consists of a minimum of 360 hours working with an approved paramedic preceptor. 

The success of the program and its training is reflected in a 100% pass rate on the National Registry Exam for Paramedics, which has been maintained since the inception of the program in 2012.

Vocational Education 

The Paramedic Program is one of our vocational education courses. For more information click here.

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