Trenholm State Community College

Emergency Medical Services

 

Emergency Medical Services

 

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Emergency Medical Services (EMS), also known as paramedic services or paramedic services, are emergency services which treat illnesses and injuries that require an urgent medical response, providing out-of-hospital treatment and transport to definitive care.

The Emergency Medical Services program at Trenholm State prepares students to become licensed Emergency Medical Technicians, Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics. Students are trained to deliver the pre-hospital care and transportation necessary for victims of accidents and persons experiencing medical emergencies. Students are provided instruction in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical settings.

 

The goal of the Trenholm State Community College Paramedic program is to prepare competent, entry-level Paramedics to serve in career and volunteer positions with exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and Emergency Medical Technician Levels. In accordance with the National Education Standards, this goal will be accomplished through the following objectives involving the three domains of learning. At the completion of the program, the student will:

Cognitive

Demonstrate the ability to comprehend, apply, and evaluate the clinical information relative to his or her role as an entry-level Emergency Medical Services Professional / Paramedic.

Psychomotor

Demonstrate technical proficiency in all skills necessary to fulfill the role as an entry-level Emergency Medical Services Professional / Paramedic.

Affective

Demonstrate personal behaviors consistent with professional and employer expectations for the entry-level Emergency Medical Services Professional / Paramedic.

 

The Emergency Medical Services Program at Trenholm State Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Education Programs for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Phone: (727) 210-2350
Website: http://www.caahep.org

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

 

EMS Student Achievement Data

 

Threshold

Graduation Year, Class of...

 

(established by CoAEMSP)

3-Yr Avg

2018

2017

2016

Retention

> 70%

68.4%

46.2%

81.3%

77.8%

Placement

> 70%

97.7%

100%

93%

100%

Licensure Exam - Written

> 70%

92.9%

86%

93%

100%

Licensure Exam - Practical

> 70%

98%

100%

93%

100%

Note: Data is for Students completing the Paramedic Program only


Program Details: View more information in the catalog.

FAQ

Potential Salary Range

The median annual wage for EMTs and paramedics was $34,320 in May 2018. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $22,760, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $58,640.Source: Bureau of Labor and Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018 Survey

 

Program Contact

 

Ryan Moore, BS, BSN, AAT, RN, NRP, FP-C
Emergency Medical Services Program Coordinator
334-420-4423
rmoore@trenholmstate.edu

Winston Warr, AAT, ASN, RN, NRP
Emergency Medical Services Clinical Coordinator
334-420-4433
wwarr@trenholmstate.edu

Location

Trenholm Campus
1225 Air Base Blvd,
Montgomery, AL 36108
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History of
Excellence

For half a century, thousands of students have charted their path to success at Trenholm State Community College. From the 1960s to today, we have been part of the fabric of Montgomery and the River Region, growing to include diverse programs of study, multiple campuses, and online learning. Now, we celebrate the present and move forward with a renewed dedication to our community and the success of our students. We invite you to join us.

Contact Trenholm State

1-866-753-4544 334-420-4200 or email us

Trenholm Campus:
1225 Air Base Blvd
Montgomery, Alabama 36108
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Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 10048
Montgomery, Alabama 36108