Dec 05, 2021  
SFCC Catalog 2020-2021 
SFCC Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Paramedicine Certificate

CIP: 51.0904
School of Sciences, Health, Engineering and Math 505-428-1820

SFCC offers a paramedic training program. Using scenario-based human patient simulation and case-based practice, students undergo an intensive, practical learning experience. This cohort program prepares students for the National Registry EMT-Paramedic (NREMT-P) certification exam and the New Mexico licensure exam. Licensed paramedics provide advanced life support (ALS) in pre-hospital settings.

Prerequisite to the program: Admission to the Paramedic program is competitive. Students must have a current New Mexico EMT-Basic or EMT-Intermediate license. Vaccinations required. Students must pass the NM Department of Health background check and drug screen that is provided at the start of class

Students can earn the following degree related to this certificate:

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Provide appropriate care to pre-hospital patients presenting with injuries or illness.
  • Apply medical-legal concepts as they relate to pre-hospital care.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in and appropriately apply advanced life support skills and techniques.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills to accurately diagnose and manage injuries and illness in a variety of settings.
  • Provide safe, compassionate care and patient advocacy.

Total 49 Credits