What is a Paramedic?
A paramedic is the highest trained level of pre-hospital care. Paramedics have the training to administer ECGs, start IVs, administer medications, as well as utilizing advanced airway devices. The paramedic has a high level of training in patient assessment and determining treatment modalities.
American/Backus Paramedic Program Consortium
The Paramedic program is an intense learning experience to prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, or Emergency Medical Responder levels.
To apply for the Paramedic Program please fill out the Paramedic Program Application and Reference Forms. Then submit the application and forms to us.
- Must be 18 years of age to qualify for the National Registry Exam
- BLS for the Healthcare Provider Certification
- EMT (Connecticut, Rhode Island, or National Registry)
- Paramedic Application
- Funding Sources
- Withdrawal and Refund Policy
- Student Medical Clearance Form And Immunization Form
- Charter Oak State College Credit Assessment Program
The American/Backus Paramedic Program Consortium 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).