Program Entrance Requirements: HS Diploma or GED. The Paramedic Technical Certificate is a limited access program. Students are required to complete a supplemental application and meet specific criteria. There are a limited number of students admitted into the program each year. Please refer to the Health Science Admissions information posted online.
Program Description: The Paramedic Technical Certificate (TC) is milestone two (2) for completion of the Emergency Medical Services Associate in Science degree. Satisfactory completion of advanced course in the Paramedic TC program will enable students to take the Florida State Paramedic and National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Paramedic Examination.
Additional Program Information: Students must complete all required coursework with a grade of “C” or higher, all paramedic level EMS prefix courses must be taken at Broward College. The Emergency Medical Services 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 Education Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
|EMS2010||PARAMEDIC 1 A&P, ASSESS, PATHO, PHARM||4.00|
|EMS2631||PARAMEDIC PREP 1||4.00|
|EMS2631L||PARAMEDIC SCIENCE I LAB||2.00|
|EMS2201||PARAMEDIC 1 HOSPITAL CLINICAL||1.00|
|EMS2650||PARADEMIC I FIELD||1.00|
|In order to progress to P2, students must hold an active, current Florida State EMT License|
|EMS2632||PARAMEDIC 2 SCIENCE 1||4.00|
|EMS2632L||PARAMEDIC 2 LAB||2.00|
|EMS2633||PARAMEDIC 2 CARDIOLOGY||4.00|
|EMS2641||PARAMEDIC II HOSPITAL CLINICAL||2.00|
|EMS2651||PARAMEDIC SCIENCE II FIELD||1.00|
|EMS2634||PARAMEDIC 3 - TRAUMA||4.00|
|EMS2634L||PARAMEDIC SCIENCE III - TRAUMA LAB||2.00|
|EMS2635||PARAMEDIC 3 - MEDICAL||4.00|
|EMS2642||PARAMEDIC 3 - HOSPITAL CLINICAL||2.00|
|EMS2652||PARAMEDIC 3 FIELD CLINICAL||1.00|
|EMS2653||PARAMEDIC 4 CAPSTONE FIELD INTERNSHIP||4.00|
To continue in the second and successive semesters of the Paramedic program, students must possess a valid State of Florida EMT license and maintain it for the duration of the program.
Students are strongly encouraged to meet with an advisor to create a personalized educational plan.