Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic


 

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About the Program

An Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic is qualified to administer advanced emergency medical care in the pre-hospital setting. Working as a Paramedic on emergency medical response vehicles is a challenging, exciting, and satisfying career. Paramedics are on the front line of medical care for patients who are ill or injured. For the individual who prefers action and variety, there is always a new experience and an opportunity to contribute to the community's quality of life.

Skills of an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic include the interpretation of electrocardiograms, defribillation, intravenous therapy, administration of appropriate medications, endotracheal intubation, and other advanced life support, patient assessment, and patient care techniques.

The Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, 727-210-2350.  www.caahep.org.  


The Programs:

EMT Basic Course

Students who complete the EMT basic course and pass their registration exam can be employed as EMTs. Students wishing to apply for the advanced EMT programs must be Licensed EMTs.  


EMT-Paramedic (CTS)

Certificate of Technical Studies Curriculum

Emergency Telecommunicator Course

 

 

Delgado Pass Fail Results

EMT – Basic

 

 

Attempted The Exam

First Attempt Pass

Cumulative Pass Within 3 Attempts

Cumulative Pass Within 6 Attempts

Failed All 6 Attempts

Eligible For Retest

Did Not Complete Within 2 Years

47

62%

(29 / 47)

72%

(34 / 47)

72%

(34 / 47)

0%

(0 / 47)

28%

(13 / 47)

0%

(0 / 47)

EMT – Paramedic

 

Attempted The Exam

First Attempt Pass

Cumulative Pass Within 3 Attempts

Cumulative Pass Within 6 Attempts

Failed All 6 Attempts

Eligible For Retest

Did Not Complete Within 2 Years

5

100%

(5 / 5)

100%

(5 / 5)

100%

(5 / 5)

0%

(0 / 5)

0%

(0 / 5)

0%

(0 / 5)

 

 

National results:

 

EMT – Basic

 

Attempted The Exam

First Attempt Pass

Cumulative Pass Within 3 Attempts

Cumulative Pass Within 6 Attempts

Failed All 6 Attempts

Eligible For Retest

Did Not Complete Within 2 Years

44982

68%

(30460 / 44982)

77%

(34439 / 44982)

77%

(34610 / 44982)

0%

(8 / 44982)

23%

(10365 / 44982)

0%

(0 / 44982)

 

EMT – Paramedic

 

Attempted The Exam

First Attempt Pass

Cumulative Pass Within 3 Attempts

Cumulative Pass Within 6 Attempts

Failed All 6 Attempts

Eligible For Retest

Did Not Complete Within 2 Years

6454

73%

(4683 / 6454)

82%

(5267 / 6454)

82%

(5279 / 6454)

0%

(5 / 6454)

18%

(1170 / 6454)

0%

(0 / 6454)