Public Services Technology - Emergency Medical Services
The purpose of this degree is to produce competent entry-level Paramedics who can service the community with advanced life support care via the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) infrastructure. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible for National Registry testing and certification in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Employment opportunities for Paramedics are available with ambulance; fire and rescue services; hospitals; local, state and federal government agencies; and humanitarian relief organizations.
At the completion of the program the graduate will be able to demonstrate: • The ability to comprehend, apply, and evaluate the clinical information relative to his role as an entrylevel paramedic; • Technical proficiency in all skills necessary to fulfill the role of an entry-level paramedic; • Personal behaviors consistent with professional and employer expectations for the entry-level paramedic