Program Accreditation and Outcome Information

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Accreditation

The Central Ohio Technical College Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway
19 N. Clearwater, FL
33756 727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of the Emergency Medical Services program is to prepare qualified emergency medical service – paramedics who practice ethically, respond to patient needs with competence and compassion and help fulfill the community’s health care needs.

Learning Outcomes

  • ​At the completion of the Emergency Medical Services plans of study the student will be able to:​
  • Comprehensive pre-hospital assessment and management of airway emergencies
  • Comprehensive pre-hospital assessment and management of cardiac emergencies
  • Comprehensive pre-hospital assessment and management of medical emergencies
  • Comprehensive pre-hospital assessment and management of obstetrical and pediatric emergencies
  • Comprehensive pre-hospital assessment and management of trauma emergencies
  • Comprehensive pre-hospital understanding of EMS operations
  • Passage of National Registry cognitive and psychomotor exams, and positive affective program evaluation

Student Outcomes

2019

  • National Registry: 77.8%
  • Retention: 90%
  • Positive job placement: 77.8%

2018​

  • National Registry: 100%
  • Retention: 90%
  • Positive job placement: not reported

2017 

  • National Registry: 73.3%
  • Retention: 92.9%
  • Positive job placement: 73.3 %