Soaring interest in paramedic program in wake of Las Vegas mass shooting

LAS VEGAS - The College of Southern Nevada's Paramedic Medicine Program is now seeing more interest in wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas.

It is a one semester program that is open to any student 18 years of age or older and provides instruction in basic emergency medical care skills.

The Emergency Medical Technician Program is an Open Entry program, therefore, an application for admission is not required. However, there may be course restrictions or course prerequisites. Cross reference each required course with College Catalog to verify any restrictions.

Students are enrolled in didactic and lab training sessions. Approximately 4-6 weeks after the start of a semester, students are assigned to a variety of health care agencies to observe basic emergency skills. Students who achieve a grade of "C" or higher are eligible to take the National Registry of EMTs examination for certification.
 


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