Paramedic

This program prepares current EMT-B's for the National Registry Exam to become certified paramedics.


To get started:

Request an application; email dreimer@harford.edu. Must be completed prior to beginning the courses below.

Required Classes:

  • EMS Foundations
  • EMS Core Competency Validation
  • Paramedic Pharmacology
  • EMS Assessment Based Management
  • EMS Medical & Trauma Emergencies
  • Paramedic Medical Emergencies
  • Paramedic Trauma Emergencies
  • EMS Special Populations
  • Paramedic Special Considerations & Operations
  • EMS Clinical Externship
  • Paramedic Clinical Externship

The classes above must be taken in order as they progress as a cohort group.

Textbook:

Nancy Caroline's Emergency Care in the Streets: Text w/ DVD and Access (Vols 1 & 2)

Author:  AAOS
Edition:  8th
ISBN:  9781449673413
Publisher: Jones & Bart

BASIC ARRHYTHMIAS-W/ACCESS

Author:  WALRAVEN
Edition:  7TH 11
ISBN:     9780132766289
Publisher:  PEARSON

   

All textbooks for noncredit classes are available at the College Store located in the Student Center.


The Harford Community College Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, (www.caahep.org) upon recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions, (CoA EMSP).

2019 Report of EMS Outcomes

2019 report of Current Status for an Educational Program in Paramedic at Harford Community College
CoA Program reference #600648

Outcomes for calendar year 2017:

  • Graduation Date of Cohort: July 2017
  • NREMT Examination Results: 63% (5 of 8 are registered after the first attempt 3 are eligible for retest.)
  • Retention: 80% (10 enrolled and 8 graduated, 2 withdrew for personal reasons)

Positive Placement: 100% of graduates have placed in the EMS work Environment

Contact Information:

For more information, please call
443-412-2554 or email
ems@harford.edu


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