Emergency Medical Services

College of Health Sciences

Emergency Medical Services

Why Dixie State EMS?

The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Program is designed to prepare students for career opportunities in pre-hospital emergency care, such as ambulance, fire department, search and rescue, law enforcement and volunteer service. Pre-hospital emergency care involves a wide scope of activities such as recognition and management of patients with heart disease, trauma, burns, poisoning, alcohol and drug abuse, childbirth, acute psychiatric disorders, and other medical emergencies.

minimum expectations

The Paramedic Program will prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains, with or without exit points at the Emergency Medical Responder, Emergency Medical Technician, and Advanced EMT levels. Curricula for all EMS courses are based on the National Standard Curriculum.

ACCREDITATION

The Dixie State University Emergency Medical Services Program is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Phone: 727.210.2350
Fax: 727.210.2354
www.caahep.org