Paramedic
Course
North Central State College / 
Central Ohio EMS Training Consortium


  1. Written Pre-Entrance Test: Applicants are required to take a pre-entrance exam. Students who have passed the NREMT computer based exam within one year of the
     start date of the program are not required to take a pre-test. Contact Angie Hoptry, Program Director, for pre-test dates.

 After acceptance in to the program:

 2. Submit documentation of the following;
  - Personal professional liability insurance-  $1,000,000 each claim, up to $3,000,000 aggregate professional liability coverage
  - Non-Dot drug screen (10-Panel) (less than 6 months old) 
  - BCI
  - Physical exam and all associated immunizations or titers. 
   Click here for physical /immunizations form

 3. Purchase all required books/supplies for the program. 
     - Textbook and online LMS package 
​      - Platinum EMS Testing 97.50
      - Required shirts  $50.00 plus tax
      - ECG and ACLS texts are provided for you.



​**Students who are being sponsored by a department/agency and NC State Students are not required to pay up front fees.


 Books and Supplies:

 Nancy Caroline's Emergency Care in the Streets, Enhanced Seventh Edition Includes Navigate 2 Premier Access
 Author(s):American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
I SBN-13: 9781284087529

​ To order the Paramedic Package for Textbook and Online Learning Management Program:
 Go to this site: 
 Textbook Package
 http://www.jblearning.com/catalog/Details.aspx?isbn13=9781284087529

 After you add the product to the cart there is an option to enter a discount code for 20% off. 25per18

You MUST have the PACKAGE not just the text. If you choose to purchase someplace other than the Jones&Bartlett site, you must use the correct ISBN.

 With your textbook package you will receive a shrink-wrapped cardboard insert that will contain a code. You will need the code to log in to the JB Learning   NAVIGATE site.


 Digital Access only: If you already have the textbooks, you may purchase the digital package only. 
 After you add the product to the cart there is an option to enter a discount code for 20% off. The code is 25per18
 The ISBN is 9781284096668



​Other Supplies:

 Laptop that is internet capable and that may be used in the classroom.
 Home access to a computer with internet access and email is required.
​  Microsoft office ( Must have PPT and Word)
 USB Drive
 Highlighters / Pens / Pencils
 1 box of gloves (latex free)
 Central Ohio EMS Training polo (white)
 Central Ohio EMS Training polo (blue)
 You will sign up for the polos on the first day of class
 Stethoscope
 ECG Book, and ACLS book are provided for you as e-books. If you prefer to have physical textbooks, you may order them. 


 RECOMMENDED:

  A*L*S Paramedic Study Helper - Study Software from Knightlite by Knightlite Software (CD-ROM)
Accreditation

"The North Central State College / Central Ohio EMS Training Consortium Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). This letter is NOT a 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:
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111‐312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214‐703‐8445
FAX 214‐703‐8992
www.coaemsp.org"

​ North Central State College is also accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Central Ohio EMS Training is also accredited by the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS

North Central State College / Central Ohio EMS Training Consortium Stats: 
Since June 2012, COEMST has tested 35 paramedic students.
NREMT CBT: 33 students successful. 2 students unsuccessful.
The overall pass rate for the NREMT CBT is 94%
The program attrition rate from 2015 to 2017 is 30%
NREMT Psychomotor exam: 32 students successful. 1 student did not attempt the psychomotor exam.
100% of graduates were positively employed upon graduation.


 Central Ohio EMS Training is part of a consortium called North Central State College / Central Ohio EMS Training Consortium, which is specific to training for  Paramedic students only.

 Students may enroll through North Central State College or through Central Ohio EMS Training. 

 Paramedic Program students (graduates) accepted to North Central State College will receive a maximum of 30 transfer credits for the successful completion of their  Paramedic Certificate deemed comparable (based on current course description information, course requirements, and agreement by the representatives of the  respective programs) to current North Central State College courses. North Central State College partners with the Central Ohio EMS Training Center to provide this medical certification. This certificate can be applied towards a Health Services Technology Associate Degree.
Enrolling through North Central State College

Students enrolling through NC State College, should follow the steps below. You will be required to apply through NC State and will be responsible to them for financial arrangements.
This website will allow you to begin the enrollment process through NC State College.
 1. https://www.ncstatecollege.edu/cms/admissions/enrollment-steps
 2. Apply for Admission at www.ncstatecollege.edu/apply 
 3. Create a personalized account, then click on “start application” to
    complete the application. 
 4. If you have questions, contact the Office of Admissions at 419-755-4761.
 5.Students must apply to NC State and submit and application to Central 
    Ohio EMS Training. Download and print the Program application. 
    Click here for application.
 6. Scan and email or mail completed application with a copy of your EMT or
   Advanced EMT level certification, drivers license, BLS CPR card, and
   A&P transcript. 
Enrolling through North Central State College / Central Ohio EMS Training Consortium (Central Ohio EMS Training)

 1.Download and print the Program application. Click here for application.
 2. Scan and email or mail completed application with a copy of your EMT or 
     Advanced EMT level certification, drivers license, BLS CPR card, and A&P  
     transcript. 
 3. Include with application your payment of the $150.00 non-refundable
     application fee.
​ 4. CLASSROOM Course tuition is $6500.00
     A down payment of $1500.00 is required upon acceptance into the program.       Students may not attend class if down payment has not been paid.
​ 5. A $150.00 prepayment/registration fee (non-refundable) is required upon  
     registration to hold a place in the class. This registration fee is applied to the       total tuition.The remaining balance of $6850.00 must be made prior to the 
     class start, unless student is being sponsored by a department.
 6. Payments may be made over 8 months. They must be paid on the 1st day of
    each month, per our payment policy. See handbook. 

ADMISSIONS PROCESS FOR PARAMEDICS
Stu​dents may enroll directly into North Central State College / Central Ohio EMS Training Consortium (Central Ohio EMS Training) or they may enroll through North Central State College. North Central State College partners with Central Ohio EMS Training to provide this medical certification. This certificate can be applied towards a Health Services Technology Associate Degree at North Central State College. All students, whether enrolled through NC State or enrolled through North Central State College / Central Ohio EMS Training Consortium (Central Ohio EMS Training) will attend the same program and must meet the same requirements for written pre-test, insurance, immunizations, textbooks, and supplies, and course requirements. The curriculum and dates and times of attendance are all the same.

Paramedic
The paramedic is the highest level of pre-hospital emergency care. Providers at this level are able to perform advanced life support for the medical and trauma patient. Some procedures performed at this level include; IV therapy, medication administration, cardiac monitoring/defibrillation/interpretation, surgical airway techniques and many other advanced interventions. 
Prerequisite; EMT or Advanced EMT. Anatomy & Physiology. BLS CPR.  Advanced placement is not available.
This course is a minimum of 900 hours in length with an average of 1500 hours.
Next Steps For All Paramedic Students