Paramedic ATD

Program Details

Program Description:

Industry Certification: The program prepares students for certification as paramedics in accordance with Chapter 64E-2 of the Florida Administrative Code. Certified in ACLS, PALS and PHTLS..

Train to be: Paramedic.

This is an instructional program that prepares students for employment as paramedics (Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedics) to function at the basic pre-hospital emergency medical technician – paramedic level and treat various medical/trauma conditions, using appropriate equipment and materials.
The content includes but is not limited to: patient assessment, advanced airway management, cardiovascular emergencies, external and internal bleeding and shock, traumatic injuries, fractures, dislocations, sprains, poisoning, heart attack, stroke, diabetes, pharmacology, medication administration, respiratory emergencies, endocrine emergencies, acute abdomen, communicable diseases, patients with abnormal behavior, substance abuse, the unconscious state, emergency childbirth, pediatric and geriatric emergencies, burns, environmental hazards, communications, documentation, extrication, mass casualty incident, incident command system, and transportation of patient.

International Students

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Advanced Placement Policy 
Students are required to successfully complete all of the requirements and courses in the Paramedic program to be eligible for graduation and to sit for the National Registry of EMT certification exam and/or the Florida paramedic exam. Advanced placement and experiential learning will not be considered.

Transfer of Credits
Manatee Technical College does not accept a transfer of credits for the Paramedic Program.

Experiential Learning
Manatee Technical College Paramedic Program does not award students credit(s) for experiential learning.

Articulation: When offered at the college credit level, this ATD program is part of the Emergency Medical Services AS program (1351090402) and has a program length of 42 credits.

Accreditation: The Manatee Technical College’s 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 Profession [CoAEMSP].

CoAEMSP
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312 Rowlett, TX 75088
214-703-8445
Fax 214-703-8992

CAAHEP
9355 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775
727-210-2350

For More Information: Please email MTCPublicSafety@manateeschools.net.

Start Date:

August: Manatee County C-Shift
January: Manatee County A-Shift

Program Length:

1100 hours – approximately 12 months to complete

Times:

Shift Days Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211 941.752.8100

Location:

MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211
941.752.8100

Prerequisites:

Florida EMT Licensure
250 Hours of Patient Care Contact
Oral Interview with Program Director

Apply to MTC at https://www.manateetech.edu/apply-now/

Email mtcpublicsafety@manateeschools.net to request a virtual mandatory information session.

Program #H170212    CIP#0351090418

*Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees (includes administrative fee)

$4,281.00

Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance

Application Fee

$45.00

Physical Exam and Immunizations

Price Varies

Background Check (All for Life)

$58.00

Bookstore

Textbook Estimate (Purchased Online))

$680.0

Uniforms* (2 Polo Shirt for clinical) (Purchased at MTC Outfitters at Main Campus) $62.00 Additional Required Items (Outside Vendor)

$60.00

Additional Required Items (Outside Vendor)

National Registry Written Exam 

$160.00

Uniforms* (pants, shoes, belt)

Price Varies

*Estimated Total Cost of Program

$5,286.00


*Prices are subject to change

Financial aid available depending on student’s eligibility.

All pre-admission fees are non-refundable and not covered by Financial Aid.

Prices are subject to change.
Annual fees (charged each academic year from July 1—June 30).
Textbook estimate. Current book list and prices: http://manateetech.edu/current-students/bookstore/
Tuition is $2.92 per hour for Florida residents. Tuition is $11.71 per hour for Non-Florida residents.

Visit MTC Financial Aid page for more information.

Florida Department of Education: Frameworks

Potential Careers and Outlook:

29-2041.00       Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Download Paramedic Program details and costs (PDF, 340KB)

Program Facts

Job Placement
Rate

100%

On-time Completion Rate

100%

Initial Pass
Rate

100%

LENGTH

1100 hrs (12 mos)

LOCATION

East Campus,
Lakewood Ranch

DELIVERY

 On Campus,
Shift Days

DUAL ENROLLMENT

No

Have Questions? Ready to Start Your Career?

Mark Toler

Career Counselor


5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Bradenton, FL 34211
Call   941.752.8100 x 47134
Email: MTCPublicSafety@manateeschools.net
or schedule an appointment:

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