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The degree program consists of credits in general education and basic sciences at Hudson County Community College, and credits in the professional component of Paramedic Science courses taken through RWJ/Barnabas Health.
The professional curriculum consists of lecture and laboratory courses, at either the Jersey City campus or at East Brunswick campus of RWJ/Barnabas Health. Practical and hands-on experiences are at the program’s affiliated clinical laboratory sites. The clinical experiences allow the graduate a smooth transition into the fast-paced, patient-centered environment of a modern emergency medical system.
Through the performance of patient assessments and the provision of medical care, the paramedic’s goal is to prevent and reduce mortality and morbidity due to illness and injury. Paramedics primarily provide care to emergency patients in an out-of-hospital setting.
The Paramedic Program at Hudson County Community College is an excellent and productive learning environment. The instructors have helped me prepare to be an excellent paramedic and have helped me grow as an individual. The didactic, clinical, and simulation experience was great, and provided a life-like environment to prepare me for live patient care.
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The Paramedic program sponsored by the Jersey City Medical Center is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programswww.caahep.org1361 Park Street Clearwater, FL 33756 Phone: (727) 210-2350
To contact CoAEMSP:www.coaemsp.org8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312 Rowlett TX 75088 Phone: (214) 703-8445 Fax: (214) 703-8992
This program is offered as collaboration between Hudson County Community College and the Jersey City Medical Center and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). The program is designed for the post-secondary certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) who wishes to further his or her education and/or career opportunities. The program consists of general education and basic sciences at Hudson County Community College and a professional Paramedic Science component at Jersey City Medical Center. The professional curriculum consists of lecture and laboratory courses and practical, hands-on experience at the program's affiliated clinical laboratory sites. The clinical experiences allow the graduate a smooth transition into the fast paced, patient-centered environment of a modern emergency medical system. Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs 25400 US Highway 19 N, Suite 158 Clearwater, FL 33763 727-210-2350 www.caahep.org To contact CoAEMSP: 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312 Rowlett TX 75088 (214) 703-8445 FAX (214)703-8992 www.coaemsp.org
|CSS-100 College Student Success|
Complete the following groups:
|ENG-101 College Composition I|
ENG-102 or ENG-103
|ENG-102 College Composition II|
|ENG-103 Technical Report Writing|
Complete the following course:
TAKE MAT-102 (PREFERRED) OR MAT-100 or MAT-110 or MAT-111 or MAT-114
|MAT-102 Mathematics for the Health Science|
|MAT-100 College Algebra|
|MAT-111 Calculus I|
|MAT-114 Introduction Probabilities and Statistics|
Complete the following:
EMT - Basic Certification
|EMT-990 EMT Basic Certification|
Complete the following courses:
|BIO-111 Anatomy and Physiology I|
|BIO-211 Anatomy and Physiology II|
|EMT-101 Intro to Pre-Hospital Emergency Care|
|EMT-110 Pre-Hosp Medical Emergencies|
|EMT-120 Pharmacological Intervention|
|EMT-220 Emergency Cardiac Care|
|EMT-230 Special Populations in Pre-Hospital Care|
|EMT-240 Pre Hospital Shock/Trauma Management|
|EMT-245 Pre-Hospital Special Operations|
|EMT-250 Paramedic Field Internship|
|HLT-210 Medical Law and Ethics|
TAKE EMT-124. Clinical Practicum I TAKE EMT-235, Clinical Practicum II TAKE EMT-248, Clinical Practicum III TAKE EMT-252, Capstone
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