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The Associate of Applied Science in Paramedicine is a nationally accredited program designed to prepare students to become paramedics. This program is a formal education in such paramedicine topics as anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, cardiology, pulmonary, pharmacology, pediatrics, geriatrics, hematology, and toxicology. Paramedicine builds upon EMT education and includes Paramedic Scope of Practice. Paramedicine is integrated with fire service, law enforcement, ground transport services, flight transport services, search and rescue, hospitals, clinical settings, community paramedicine, and EMS education. There is a Paramedicine Certificate available.
Accreditation: This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) with the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) interpreting and enforcing the AAAHEP standards, and is approved by the Arizona Department of Health Services, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems.
Credit Hours Required: 60
Note: There are special admission requirements for the Paramedicine Degree Program. Applicants to the Paramedic Cohort must submit a specialized application, take an entrance exam, skills exam, and interview with EMS faculty, Program Director, and Medical Director. Call 928.717.7926 for details.
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