Paramedic

Program Overview

Paramedics are advanced providers of emergency medical care and are highly educated in topics such as anatomy and physiology, cardiology, medications, and medical procedures. They build on their Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) education and learn more skills such as administering medications, starting intravenous lines, providing advanced airway management for patients, and learning to resuscitate and support patients with significant problems such as heart attacks and traumas. Clinical training for this program will be held at a variety of healthcare facilities. Upon completion of the training, students will be eligible to sit for the National Registry Examination at the Paramedic level and become licensed** in the State of Oklahoma.

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Paramedic Program Minimum Expectations:

The goal of Tri County Tech’s Paramedic Program is to prepare competent entry-level advanced life-support prehospital providers as Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains including leadership and research with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels.

Program Schedule


Program Dates Program Days Program Instructor
July 2022 – November 2023 Tuesday, Thursday 6:00pm – 10:00pm
& Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
1201 Total Hours Cost: $4,500.00 Student Resources

Prerequisites


Paramedic Anatomy & Physiology:

TBD | Cost: Included

Students may substitute Anatomy & Physiology transcripted with a “C” or better from a college or university within the last 5 years.

Paramedic Anatomy & Physiology is a prerequisite‡ for the Paramedic Program. This course is designed to guide students through the systems of the human body and develop a basic understanding of the native language of the health profession. Students will study the microscopic and macroscopic anatomy along with the functions and processes of the structures of the human body (physiology). Topics include body organization, homeostasis, cytology, histology & the integumentary skeletal, muscular, nervous systems, and special senses.

Emergency Medical Technician | EMT:


248 Hours | Cost: $1,299.00

Incidents, as varied as automobile accidents, heart attacks, drownings, childbirth, and gunshot wounds all, require immediate medical attention. EMTs and paramedics provide this vital attention as they care for and transport the sick or injured to a medical facility. Clinical training through Bartlesville Ambulance and Jane Phillips Medical Center Emergency Room is included in the course. Upon completion of the training, students are expected to complete the state EMT Certification Test.

Program Courses


Medical Terminology
Pathophysiology
Life Span Development
Public Health
Pharmacology
Airway Management
Assessment
Medicine
Shock & Resuscitation
Trauma
Special Patient Populations
EMS Operations
Clinical Behavior
Clinical Judgment

Career Opportunities


Private Ambulance Services
Fire Departments
Police Departments
Emergency 911 Services
Hospitals & Clinics

College Credit


Oklahoma Wesleyan University and Tri County Tech are both committed to providing high-quality educational programs to their respective constituencies. To learn about college credit opportunities, visit below or OKWU.edu.

**Accreditation Pending. The Tri County Tech Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Service Professions (CoAEMSP Executive Office). 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 examinations(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation. No graduates during 2018 reporting year. To contact CoAEMSP Executive Office: 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312 | Rowlett, TX 75088 | 214-703-8445 | www.coaemsp.org

Financial Assistance


Financial assistance is available through the Tri County Tech Foundation for Full Time & Flex programs, as well as some Fast Track programs. After you are accepted into a program, you will receive a financial assistance application. The form must be filled out and turned in with the most recent two months of pay stubs for every working member of your household.

Our main goal for financial assistance at Tri County Tech is to provide assistance for financially disadvantaged students who would be unable to get the education they deserve. Assistance consists of grants, scholarships, and employment. An individual might participate in one or more resources, depending upon eligibility and need.

We do not accept funds from FAFSA or PELL.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us!

We’re Here To Help!

Get in touch with Tri County Tech’s enrollment team. You can request more information about a program or financial assistance, ask away!

Randall Jones

Meet Randall.

He’s our Outreach & Enrollment Specialist. He’s a master at helping students find their perfect Tri County Tech program. Randall also works with local businesses in Bartlesville to help students apply to Tri County Tech.

Randall.Jones@TriCountyTech.edu | 918.331.3269


Laci Davis

Meet Laci.

She is our Student Services Coordinator who will work with you on setting up Financial Assistance for those who qualify. It is available through our Foundation for Full-Time & Flex classes, as well as some Fast Track programs.

Laci.Davis@TriCountyTech.edu | 918.331.3261

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