Healthcare Specialist/Paramedic Certificate
Classes offered at following campus(es)
Contact Information:Robert Painter Robert.Painter@tulsacc.edu 918-595-4746 School of Health Sciences
This program offers a broad education in the principles and practical applications of fire and emergency medical services. Successful students will earn the required state and national certifications necessary for securing employment with fire departments, industrial firms, governmental agencies, fire protection companies, healthcare agencies, and emergency medical services agencies. The certificate will help prepare graduates for work in many roles in fire and health care agencies as well as other similar occupations. The program may be completed in three semesters of full-time academic work after completing prerequisite courses BIOL 1314 and FEMS 1214.
Procedures for Application
Complete all Tulsa Community College applications and entry requirements. Requires current National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician certification and application to the program. Application materials may be obtained from the School of Engineering & Applied Technology at Northeast Campus (contact information below). Applicants will be screened according to FEMS program policies.
The Tulsa Community College Paramedic Program 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 Programs
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214-703-8445 Fax 214-703-8992
The Tulsa Community College Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP Executive Office). This letter is NOT a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accreditation status, it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT's Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.
To contact CoAEMSP Executive Office:
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111‐312
Rowlett, TX 75088
CAAHEP Accredited Paramedic Programs track and report outcome measures annually to the Committee of Accreditation for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
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