Dec 12, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Healthcare Specialist/Paramedic AAS

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Program Description

This program offers a broad education in the principles and practical applications of fire and emergency medical services. Successful students will earn required state and national certifications necessary for securing employment with fire departments, industrial firms, governmental agencies, fire protection companies, healthcare agencies, and emergency medical services agencies. The degree will help prepare graduates for work in many roles in fire and health care agencies as well as other similar occupations.

Procedures for Application:

Complete all Tulsa Community College application and entry requirements. Requires current National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician certification. Contact a Fire and Emergency Medical services representative for an interview and consultation.

For More Information Contact:
School of Engineering & Applied Technology
Northeast Campus: (918) 595-7290

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Integrate the principles of history taking and techniques of physical exam to perform a comprehensive patient assessment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to integrate knowledge, skills, and professional behavior to successfully manage all aspects of a trauma and medical emergencies as a team leader.
  • Advocate for all patients including those with physical, mental, social and financial challenges. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate through both through the written and oral medium as well as demonstrating interpersonal communication skills.
  • Integrate pathophysiological principles and the assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement a treatment plan.
  • Defend and advocate the need for a culture of safety.


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Degree Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study on the Healthcare Specialist/Paramedic AAS Degree Map.  

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