PARAMEDIC PREPARATION (64-HOUR) COURSE
First Lady Permanente Education Center offers a 8-week Paramedic Preparation course, a total of 64-hours total.
The paramedic preparation course runs a total of eight (8) consecutive weeks a total of 16 days. Each week is scheduled Tuesdays/Wednesdays (2 days weekly) from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
This course is only didactic/ labs and does not include clinical experience. This course is a preparation course for the paramedic program. The course is an interactive course, structured to prepare students for an intensive Paramedic Program. The class meets twice a week, 4 hours per session, for a total of 8-weeks. Students will be evaluated in the Didactic, Psychomotor and Affective Domains. The course reviews the fundamentals of Paramedic Programs in a fast paced intensive format that covers the following components: Anatomy/ Pathophysiology, Basic EKG/ Treatment Plans, Pharmacology and Medication Dosages, Medical Emergencies, Patient Assessment, Traumatic Emergencies, Trauma Assessment, Medical Terminology and Written Examinations.
Paramedic Prep Course Schedule:
WINTER SCHEDULE 2024 (OPEN)
*Online zoom meeting: January 9, 2024
Tuesdays at 9:00am - 1:00pm Virtual Online Lecture
Wednesdays at 9:00am - 1:00pm Lab Session
Week 1: January 16, 17
Week 2: January 23, 24
Week 3: January 30, 31
Week 4: February 6, 7
Week 5: February 13, 14
Week 6: February 20, 21
Week 7: February 27, 28
Week 8: March 5, 6
A total of (16) days for the entire paramedic preparation course. Attendance is mandatory for all (16) days. If you miss more than (1) class day you will no receive a certificate of completion.
Course Cost Breakdown:
$250.00 Course Deposit
$950.00 Remainder Course Balance
=$1,200.00 Total Cost, Estimated Charges and Additional Fees
The $250.00 course deposit is non-refundable and is required to secure a spot in the course.
1.) High School Diploma or equivalent from the USA.
2.) Must be 18 years old
2.) Valid US Identification, Social Security Card
3.) Current American Heart Association BLS CPR Card within the past (6) months by first day of program. Offered through our Education Center sign up on our website and card will be reimbursed $15.00 for student discount https://www.firstladypermanente.com/BLS_For_Healthcare_Providers_by_AHA_CPR_AED_p/blsic101.htm
4.) Active EMT License (EMT-B or EMT-I)
Participant Textbook (Required not included in course cost)
The textbook, is the https://www.amazon.com/Carolines-Emergency-Streets-Essentials-Package/dp/128425674X/ref=asc_df_128425674X/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=611724915597&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=15191974311223645450&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9032298&hvtargid=pla-1719102035940&psc=1 NOTE- THIS BOOK WILL BE REQUIRED FOR THE PARAMEDIC PROGRAM.
- Nancy Caroline's Emergency Care in the Streets (9th ed)
- Gail Wlraven's Basic Arrhythmias with 12-Lead EKGs (8th ed)
Course Completion Certificate:
This course is a preparation requirement for the paramedic program.
Students have the option to go on a weekly payment plan the duration of the course, payments are due on (Monday's) each week of program sessions - processed by the Administrative Department.
$250.00 Payment 1 - Enrollment Fee (non-refundable)
$150.00 Payment 2 - Week 1
$150.00 Payment 3 - Week 2
$150.00 Payment 4 - Week 3
$150.00 Payment 5 - Week 4
$150.00 Payment 6 - Week 5
$150.00 Payment 7 - Week 6
$150.00 Payment 8 - Week 7
$150.00 Payment 9 - Week 8
$1,200.00 Total Course Cost
Note- The enrollment fee of $250.00 is non-refundable and non-transferable. Do not submit payment if you are not sure you want to take this program. An initial enrollment payment that is more than the $250.00 will be charged a 4% processing fee of the net amount being refunded to payment used. Questions email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Textbook Restocking Fee:
Textbooks that have been purchased may be returnable (only in new condition) and must be returned to the admissions office no later than 5 days after the program start date. A 30% restocking/processing fee will be applied and deducted from the net amount being refunded to payment used.
This is a preparation course for the paramedic program, for a total of (64) hours. Accreditation is not required for this course. Students completing the course will receive (56) hours of Continuing Education and will meet the Pre-Requisite for the First Lady Permanente Paramedic Program.