Paramedic Course - Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Paramedic Course (night class)

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College - Salisbury, NC

Dates:                         Classroom – 11/30/20 – 3/28/22

Clinical/Field: Begins 10/1/21 (must be completed by 5/31/22)

 

Days:                         Rotate Monday/Tuesday then Wednesday/Thursday and  

                                  Several weekends

 

Times:                       1800-2200 classroom

 

Course Hours:            660 contact hours (66 CEU)

                                           (360 classroom, 200 lab, 100 on-line)

                                  500 clinical/field hours

 

Location:                     North Campus, Building 600, Room 126, Salisbury

 

Instructor:                    Erich Byrd, Paramedic, BS, Level II, Lead Instructor

                                     Tracy Love, Paramedic, BS, Level II, Clinical Coordinator

                                     Ben Young, Paramedic, BS, Level II, Clinical Coordinator

                                     Alan Thompson, NRP, BS, Level II, Program Director

                                     Dr. Catherine Waggy, DO, Medical Director

                                                  

Approximate Cost:     Didactic: $180

                                  Clinical: $180

                                 (Fire, law, & rescue personnel may be fee exempt for tuition)

                                  FISDAP: $226

                                  Background screening/testing: $48

                                  Books: Approximately $600

                                  Professional Liability Insurance: $15.43

                                  Uniform shirts: $20 each

                                  Scholarships may be available

                                          

Pre-Requisites:           NC or National EMT credential

                                   High School Diploma or GED

                                   College degree or Work Keys Assessment

                                   Anatomy & Physiology (EMS 3000, BIO 163, BIO 165/166, BIO 168/169, or university equivalents)

                                  Completion of entrance packet

                                  Advising appointment and interview with EMS Program Director

 

Course:                      Contract # - 2001065    Datatel # -

 

Course Information:   Contact alan.thompson@rccc.edu to schedule advising appointment and receive information packet to get the process started.

 

Registration:              Registration will be completed upon acceptance into program and after pre-requisites verified

 

Class Size:                 Class size limited to 25

 

Course Text:              Primary

                                        Nancy Caroline’s Emergency Care in the Streets 8th edition

                                  Additional

                                        American Heart Association ACLS Provider Manual

                                        American Heart Association PALS Provider Manual

                                        Prehospital Trauma Life Support 9th edition

                                        NCOEMS/NCCEP Protocols Procedures (www.ncems.org)

                                        NCOEMS Candidate Workbook (www.ncems.org)

                                       

 

Accreditation:                  “The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College 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).”

 

Degree Pathway:              Students with a NC or National Paramedic credential may apply for the Associate in Applied Science Degree Program in Emergency Medical Science (Bridge Program)

 

Opportunity Date: 
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 18:00 to Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 22:00
County: 
Statewide (No County)
Education Category: 
ALS