|EMS 2210 Paramedic I-Intro||4|
|EMS 2211 Paramedic II Pharmacology||4|
|EMS 2212 Paramedic III Practicum I||2|
|EMS 1203 Advanced Cardiac Life Support||1|
|EMS 2213 Paramedic IV - Medical Emergency I||3|
|EMS 2214 Paramedic V - Medical Emergercy II||3|
|EMS 2215 Paramedic VI - Paramedic Practicum II||3|
|EMS 2216 Paramedic VII - Shock/Trauma||3|
|EMS 1204 Pediatric Advanced Life Support||1|
|EMS 2217 Paramedic VIII- Special Populations & EMS Operations||3|
|EMS 2218 Paramedic IX - Practicum III||5|
|EMS 1201 International Trauma Life Support Provider Course (ITLS)||1|
|Total Units in Sequence:||33|
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- The applicant must possess a valid American Heart Association or American Red Cross Healthcare Provider CPR card prior to within 2 weeks of the start of the Paramedic program.
- The applicant must have passed (within the past 7 years) Biology 1200 Human Body Structure & Function or it's equivalent with a grade of "C" or better.
- The applicant must have a background check.
The applicant must assume the cost of the background check
The applicant must have NO felony convictions listed on an Illinois State Police Uniform Conviction Information Act inquiry.
A 10 panel urine drug screening is required at the applicant's cost.
- The applicant must possess a high school diploma or equivalent (copies are required).
- The applicant must hold a current and unrestricted state EMT-Basic or EMT-Intermediate license.
- The applicant will be required to present an EMT-B or EMT-I license and a State Photo ID prior to the Paramedic Entrance Exam test being administered.
- The applicant will be required to take a written Paramedic Entrance Exam similar to the EMT-B licensure exam. A passing score will be 80% on a 100 question exam.
- The applicant must complete the hands on practical skills Paramedic Entrance Exam assessment tests (6-8 stations). The scope and grading of the practical skills will be based on the National Registry Skills forms.
These forms may be downloaded at no cost at http://www.nremt.org/nremt/about/exam_coord_man.asp#BSkillSheets.
Students will be required to pass each skills station with a minimum score of 80%.
- The student will be allowed one opportunity to re-test on either the skills or written exam, if necessary to obtain a score of 80%, but will not be allowed to re-test on both tests.
- Student must have a physical performed by personal physician and at the student's cost within the past year. The IVCC Health Assessment Form must be used.
- Student must have received all required immunizations as outlined on the health assessment form.
- All required health information MUST be provided by October 1st before any clinical study begins.
- Please contact the Health Professions Division Office at 815-224-0485 by May 1st, 2015 to be placed on the list to be notified of the Paramedic Entrance Exam testing dates and times.
Program cost, completion, and career information
|Program Completion Data||Dept of Labor SOC-Codes Relating to this program of study|
|On-time graduation rate*||n/a%||29-2041||Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics|
|In-field placement rate**||n/a%|
|Median Loan Debt**||n/a%|
|Estimated Program Cost|
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Books and supplies
|$635||Find out more about these occupations at O*Net Online. Go to http://www.onetonline.org|
* Information based on previous Fiscal Year
** Information based on average of past five Fiscal Year