Roanoke-Chowan Community College will be offering two Paramedic Hybrid classes starting in 2015.
We will be holding one class in Windsor, NC. This class will start on January 27, 2015 and the second class will start on February 2, 2015 in Ahoskie at Roanoke-Chowan Community College.
All classes will run one day a week for 8 hours with 16 hours a week of online instruction. The days will be on a rotation schedule.
This course must follow the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS. The Office of EMS must approve courses that include portions delivered via distance education. The curriculum for the EMT-Paramedic educational program shall be the 1998 Release of the United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) EMT-Paramedic Course: National Standard Curriculum.
EMT-P EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM SUMMARY
The following represents a summary of the required components and recommended minimum time requirements for the EMT-P program:
- Didactic, skills practice/evaluation, written exams, scope of practice 596 hours
- Clinical Education, remediation 200 hours
- Field Internship, remediation 300 hours
Total Recommended EMT-P Program Length
EMT-P Student Pre-Requisites
- Students must hold a current EMT certification.
- Have a High school or general education development (GED) diploma.
- Successful completion of an entrance exam assessing basic reading comprehension and English language writing skills on a post-secondary level.
- Examples of acceptable demonstration of this ability include placement into, or successful completion of, a college-level reading and English language
- Writing course. Developmental or remedial courses will not satisfy this requirement.
- a reading and writing score of 41 or higher on the ASSET ®placement exam.
- A reading score of 81 or higher and a writing score of 70 or higher on the COMPASS® placement exam.
- Ranking as “post high school” on the Health Occupations Basic Entrance Test (HOBET).
- Demonstration of mathematical skills at a minimum at the high school grade Examples of acceptable demonstration of this ability include
- Successful completion of a MAT 060 course, or placement into a MAT 070
- Successful completion of a college-level algebra course.
- A score of 39 or higher on the numerical portion of the ASSET® placement
- A score of 45 or higher on the pre-algebra portion of the COMPASS ®placement exam.
- Ranking as “high school” on the Health Occupations Basic Entrance Test (HOBET).
- Anatomy and Physiology. This course may be required as either a prerequisite or co-requisite of the educational program.
- The anatomy and physiology component may be offered separately from the EMT-P educational program or may be incorporated into the lesson objectives for the appropriate didactic sessions; however, this course must be conducted under a separate registration and must meet or exceed the requirements listed in the Continuing Education Master Course List of the North Carolina Community College System.