Paramedic

Paramedic (Certificate program)

  • Description: The Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic has an advanced level of knowledge and skills in the field of emergency medicine. The EMTP performs advanced life support measures including cardiac monitoring, defibrillation, endotracheal intubation, starting IVs and administering medications. The EMTP program is accredited by the Ohio Division of Emergency Medical Services (OH 319).
     
Paramedic Program Outcomes            
Program Measurements UsedResults
Comparison Data Continuous Improvement
1. Utilize appropriate assessment and triage skills in all areas of medical/trauma situations required by Ohio Department of Emergency Medical Services curriculum in a variety of fieldand laboratory settings and situations; recognizing life-threatening situations.
2006 Paramedic National Registry exam
79% passage on first attempt
National average: 62% on first attempt
No intervention needed at this time
Employer Survey
100% of employers rated skills at or above
LCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time
2. Demonstrate appropriate EMT-Paramedic treatment procedures including venous access procedures, airway procedures, parenteral injections, cardiac monitoring, electrical interventions, and other emergency medical services in the lab and field settings.
2006 Paramedic National Registry exam
79% passage on first attempt
National average: 62% on first attemptNo intervention needed at this time
Employer Survey
100% of employers rated skills at or above
LCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time
3. Demonstrate the appropriate emergency use of medications in the lab and field settings.
2006 Paramedic National Registry exam79% passage on first attempt
National average: 62% on first attemptNo intervention needed at this time
Employer Survey
100% of employers rated skills at or above
LCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time
4. Calculate medication dosage and intravenous fluid delivery rates accurately in the lab and field settings.
2006 Paramedic National Registry exam79% passage on first attempt
National average: 62% on first attemptNo intervention needed at this time
Employer Survey
100% of employers rated skills at or above
LCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time
5. Develop a value system as it relates to EMS; recognizing the importance of continuing education, the serious nature of pre-hospital care, and the importance of promoting public education in health, wellness and injury prevention.
2006 Paramedic National Registry exam79% passage on first attempt
National average: 62% on first attemptNo intervention needed at this time
Employer Survey
100% of employers rated skills at or above
LCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time
6. Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and communications when working with patients’ significant others, colleagues, other members of the health care team and members of the community.
2006 Paramedic National Registry exam79% passage on first attempt
National average: 62% on first attemptNo intervention needed at this time
Employer Survey
100% of employers rated skills at or above
LCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time
7. Respond in a professional manner to pre-hospital emergencies and interactions with patients, coworkers and members of the health care team.
2006 Paramedic National Registry exam
79% passage on first attempt
National average: 62% on first attemptNo intervention needed at this time
Employer Survey
100% of employers rated skills at or above
LCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time
8. Complete and pass the written and practical portion of the National Registry Exam.
2006 Paramedic National Registry exam79% passage on first attempt
National average: 62% on first attemptNo intervention needed at this time
Employer Survey
100% of employers rated skills at or above
LCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time

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