NSC Paramedic 5
8.5 Credit Hours

This course is designed to prepare the student for the Paramedic level as outlined by the 2009 National EMS Education Standards for the Paramedic. This course is a continuation of NSC Paramedic 1 - 4. Students will review previous program course content and practice NREMT Paramedic psychomotor examination skills stations. Students will prepare for the NREMT-Paramedic psychomotor and cognitive exams. Students will perform an 80-hour field internship to obtain program goals and gain experience leading prehospital EMS calls. The emphasis will be on a field internship with an ambulance service or fire-based EMS agency. Upon successful completion of this course, students will gain knowledge that will allow them to have a positive impact on the lives of their patients while providing emergent medical care within the communities that they serve.