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2018-2019 College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 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.

“The Tulsa Community College Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP Executive Office). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT’s Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation. 

To contact CoAEMSP Executive Office: 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312 Rowlett, TX 75088 214-703-8445 FAX 214-703-8992 www.coaemsp.org

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:

  • Perform a comprehensive patient assessment.
  • 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.
  • Communicate through written and oral medium as well as interpersonal communication.
  • Implement a treatment plan with pathophysiological principles and the assessment finding.
  • Defend the need for a culture of safety.

Careers

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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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