Paramedics

The Paramedic Program will incorporate a variety of teaching strategies and learning opportunities for participants including but not limited to lectures, skill training sessions, demonstrations, simulated patient scenarios, hospital clinical experience, field internship experience, and computer-enhanced opportunities. The purpose of the training program is to provide the participant with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively function as a certified Paramedic. Participants in the program are expected to develop competencies in Cognitive Skills, Psychomotor Skills, and in the Affective Domain. Due To Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services Requirements, No Late Enrollment Is Allowed And First Day Attendance Is Mandatory.

Admissions

Entry to the Paramedic Program is by a selective admission process. Applications to the Paramedic Program may be downloaded here; or obtained from the EMT/Paramedic Program Director or EMS Lab Supervisor in the Flint Building, 2618 or sent to you by email.  

Paramedic Program Application | Paramedic Functional Job Analysis

Since the transferability of courses will vary depending on the specific four-year institution, it is strongly recommended that if students are intending to transfer to a four-year institution, they must consult with the transfer institution and with their respective KCKCC advisor before enrolling in order to determine the transferability of their courses.  It is the student’s responsibility to follow the transfer requirements established by his/her transfer institution.

Prior to acceptance into the Paramedic Program the student must:

  • Obtain Kansas EMT certification (active)
  •  Complete a college level A&P course (BIOL 0143) with a “C” or better
  •  Complete Intermediate or College Algebra with a “C” or better

It is highly recommended the student complete all general education courses prior to beginning the Paramedic Program.

Degrees and Programs

Accreditation

All paramedic courses are approved by the

Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services

Landon State Office Building,
900 SW Jackson Street, Suite 1031
Topeka, KS 66612-1228
785-296-7296

The Kansas City Kansas Community College Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

9355 - 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
P:727-210-2350
F:727-210-2354
E: mail@caahep.org
www.caahep.org

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions

8301 Lakeview Parkway
Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
Phone: 214-703-8445
Fax: 214-703-8992
www.coaemsp.org 

Paramedic Program Targeted Outcomes

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