Paramedics provide advanced pre-hospital emergency care to the sick or injured and possess the knowledge and skills to perform advanced emergency interventions. Basic computer skills and high-speed internet access required. This course meets Idaho and NREMT standards for obtaining an EMT-Paramedic license. Upon successful completion of this 15 month program, students must pass written and practical exams for licensure. Call for more information. Prerequisites required. Hours: Classroom/Lab 138, Online 372, Clinical 250, Field 350. Actual hours may vary per students to meet minimum competencies in all program phases.
The 2019 paramedic program has transitioned to a hybrid course. With the hybrid class, students will learn through online, face-to-face, clinical and field training rotations. The paramedic program will begin September 16, 2019.
Admission criteria and prerequisites are listed in “Getting Started”. If you are interested in becoming a paramedic and meet the criteria, review the information, contact LCSC Workforce Training (208) 792-2388 with questions and submit an application.
A Paramedic is an advanced health professional whose primary focus is to provide advanced emergency medical care for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the complex knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Paramedics function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Paramedics perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Paramedic is a link from the scene into the health care system.
NREMT Exam First Time Pass Rate for LCSC Paramedic Students:
* National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards, US Dept of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Jan 2009.
LCSC Workforce Training
North Lewiston Training Center - 1920 3rd Avenue North - Lewiston, Idaho 83501
Phone: 208-792-2388 Toll Free: 800-879-0452 Fax: 208-792-2680