EMS 4400 Paramedic Night Class (Salisbury NC)

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Paramedic Initial (Night class) 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

                                  Personal Protective Equipment $40

                                  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 # - 101752


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


                                        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
Statewide (No County)
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