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Paramedicine (PMPMC)

Location(s): South Omaha Campus, Fremont Area Center

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Award: Certificate of Achievement
Pathway to Associate Degree: Professional Health Studies - Paramedicine (PHPMO)
Academic Focus Area: Health Careers

This certificate of achievement allows students after successful completion to sit for the National Registry exam. Once certified, students can apply for state licensure. Upon becoming licensed, students can function as advanced providers in a fire department, with a transport service, or in a hospital emergency room.

The Metropolitan Community College Emergency Medical Services Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahelp.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 25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158 Clearwater FL 33763 727-210-2350 www.caahep.org

To contact CoAEMSP: 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088

All required classes for the PMPMC degree must have a grade of C or better to graduate from the program.

Graduation Requirements
To earn this degree, a student must complete all required courses.
Total credit hours required to complete this Certificate of Achievement: 87.0

Recommended Curriclum Plan


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Certificate of Achievement General Education Requirements - 13.5 credits


Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness

See Humanities  course options

  • Humanities/social sciences 4.5 Credits



Students who successfully complete the Paramedicine program can earn the Professional Health Studies degree by fulfilling the additional 10.5 credit hours in general education requirements.


Recommended Curriculum Plan

Paramedicine (PMPMC)

The following plan is designed to be the most direct path to degree completion and is based on a fall quarter start. Students are expected to meet with their student success navigator or advisor to plan a customized course schedule that meets their specific needs. For more information or assistance with registering, please call 531-622-2400. 

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Through classroom, field and clinical experiences, the students will:
  2. Apply the basic concepts of human development, pathophysiology, formal knowledge of emergency pharmacology.
  3. Perform a comprehensive physical of a medical and trauma patient.
  4. Establish and maintain an airway through the ability to oxygenate and ventilate the respiratory patient.
  5. Formulate a field impression and implement treatment for patients with cardiovascular, neurological, endocrine, immunological, allergy oriented, gastroentrologic, kidney, toxicological and blood diseases.
  6. Identify and treat findings on a basic ecg and 12-lead ecgs.
  7. Formulate a field impression and implement treatment for patients with traumatic, behavioral, and ob-gyn emergencies.
  8. Formulate a field impression and implement treatment for pediatric, geriatric, and special needs patients.
  9. Determine guidelines for safe and effective ground, air, and medical transport, multiple casualty incidents, rescue operations, hazardous material incidents.
  10. Apply appropriate techniques within crime scenes and other violent situations.

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