Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic


Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic Certificate (HEGIS 5299)

Designed to prepare students to serve as pre-hospital emergency medical care professionals, FLCC's 16-month emergency medical technician-paramedic certificate program delivers instruction through lecture, lab experiences, clinical lessons and field training. The curriculum also prepares students to take the New York State Paramedic Certification exams and the National Registry of EMT-Paramedic exam, and to obtain American Heart Association certification in basic cardiac life support, advanced cardiac life support and pediatric advanced life support.

FLCC's intensive program gives students an opportunity to learn in the classroom and in the field. Students are required to complete 350 hours of in-hospital clinical field experience in emergency departments, operating rooms, intensive care units, psychiatric treatment units, labor/delivery rooms and other specialized care units. They are also required to complete a 100 to 200 hour field internship with area advanced life support ambulance services.

The curriculum and objectives of each course follow the National Emergency Medical Services Educational Standards for Paramedics.

Curriculum Requirements

You must complete a minimum of 32 credit hours with a grade point average of no lower than C (2.0). For this certificate, you must successfully complete the following:

  • EMCR 265 Paramedic I
  • EMCR 270 Paramedic II

Apply for Admissions

Admission to the College is a prerequisite to enrolling in the EMT-paramedic certificate program. For more information about applying, visit www.flcc.edu/admissions/ or contact the Admissions Office at (585)785-1000.