Paramedic Education

Academic Division of Professional Programs

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The CMTI/Tufts Medical Center Consortium for Paramedic Education Certificate program offered in partnership with the Comprehensive Medical Teaching Institute (CMTI) at Quincy College will teach and prepare students to achieve the highest level of certification for emergency pre-hospital medical providers. The cause duration of approximately 18 months includes approximately (12) months of classroom didactic instruction, skills lab sessions and skills scenario evaluations, and a (270) hour clinical internship with an assigned hospital preceptor. The clinical internship will be followed by a (250) hour field internship in which students will ride on an emergency medical services unit with an experienced licensed paramedic preceptor to further build upon the assessment, management and treatment skills developed during classroom and clinical experiences and apply them to the out-of-hospital setting as a provider and team leader. At the conclusion of the program students must demonstrate the competencies and skills required of the entry-level EMT-Paramedic. Apply Now>>

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The CMTI/Tufts Medical Center Consortium for Paramedic Education Certificate program offered in partnership with the Comprehensive Medical Teaching Institute (CMTI) at Quincy College will teach and prepare students to achieve the highest level of certification for emergency pre-hospital medical providers. The cause duration of approximately 18 months includes approximately (12) months of classroom didactic instruction, skills lab sessions and skills scenario evaluations, and a (270) hour clinical internship with an assigned hospital preceptor. The clinical internship will be followed by a (250) hour field internship in which students will ride on an emergency medical services unit with an experienced licensed paramedic preceptor to further build upon the assessment, management and treatment skills developed during classroom and clinical experiences and apply them to the out-of-hospital setting as a provider and team leader. At the conclusion of the program students must demonstrate the competencies and skills required of the entry-level EMT-Paramedic.

Program Outcomes

At the completion of this program the student should be able to:

  • Understand their roles and responsibilities within an Emergency Medical System (EMS), and how those roles differ from other levels of providers
  • Take an appropriate medical history, and perform a comprehensive physical exam of any patient and communicate the findings to other health care professionals
  • Integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate field impression and implement the treatment plan for the trauma patient
  • Integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate field impression and implement the treatment plan for the medical patient
  • Integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate field impression and implement the treatment plan for the neonatal, pediatric, and geriatric patients, diverse patients and chronologically ill patients
  • Integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to formulate field impression and implement the treatment plan for patients with common complaints
Paramedic Education Courses
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    • Code
    • Course
    • Credits
    • EMS 201
    • Paramedic
    • 9
    The Paramedic Professional Certificate Program offered in partnership with the Comprehensive Medical Teaching Institute/ Tufts Medical Center Consortium for Paramedic Education (CMTI) at Quincy College will teach and prepare students to achieve the highest level of certification for emergency pre-hospital medical providers. The course duration of approximately 20 -24 months includes approximately (12) months of classroom didactic instruction, skills lab sessions and skills scenario evaluations, a (320) hour clinical internship with an assigned hospital preceptor. The clinical internship will be followed by a (250) hour field internship in which students will ride on an emergency medical services unit with an experienced licensed paramedic preceptor to further build upon the assessment, management and treatment skills developed during classroom and clinical experiences and apply them to the out-of hospital setting as a provider and team leader. At the conclusion of the course students must demonstrate the competencies and skills required of the entry-level EMTParamedic.
    • EMS 202
    • Paramedic 2
    • 9
    The Paramedic Professional Certificate Program offered in partnership with the Comprehensive Medical Teaching Institute/ Tufts Medical Center Consortium for Paramedic Education (CMTI) at Quincy College will teach and prepare students to achieve the highest level of certification for emergency pre-hospital medical providers. The course duration of approximately 20 -24 months includes approximately (12) months of classroom didactic instruction, skills lab sessions and skills scenario evaluations, a (320) hour clinical internship with an assigned hospital preceptor. The clinical internship will be followed by a (250) hour field internship in which students will ride on an emergency medical services unit with an experienced licensed paramedic preceptor to further build upon the assessment, management and treatment skills developed during classroom and clinical experiences and apply them to the out-of hospital setting as a provider and team leader. At the conclusion of the course students must demonstrate the competencies and skills required of the entry-level EMTParamedic. Prerequisites: EMS 201
    • EMS 203
    • Paramedic 3
    • 9
    The Paramedic Professional Certificate Program offered in partnership with the Comprehensive Medical Teaching Institute/ Tufts Medical Center Consortium for Paramedic Education (CMTI) at Quincy College will teach and prepare students to achieve the highest level of certification for emergency pre-hospital medical providers. The course duration of approximately 20 -24 months includes approximately (12) months of classroom didactic instruction, skills lab sessions and skills scenario evaluations, a (320) hour clinical internship with an assigned hospital preceptor. The clinical internship will be followed by a (250) hour field internship in which students will ride on an emergency medical services unit with an experienced licensed paramedic preceptor to further build upon the assessment, management and treatment skills developed during classroom and clinical experiences and apply them to the out-of hospital setting as a provider and team leader. At the conclusion of the course students must demonstrate the competencies and skills required of the entry-level EMTParamedic. Prerequisites: EMS 202

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Quincy Campus

1250 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169

Tel:  (617) 984-1700

Plymouth Campus

36 Cordage Park Circle
Plymouth, MA 02360

Tel:  (508) 747-0400

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