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  Oct 17, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Emergency Medical Services, AS


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This associate degree program prepares students for careers in paramedicine. The program has two components and requires at least 3 years for completion. The academic phase of the program occurs on the Purdue University Northwest - Hammond campus and includes course work in the basic sciences and general studies. The clinical professional phase of the program is offered at an affiliated hospital (St. Anthony Medical Center, Crown Point, St. Mary’s Medical Center, Hobart or Methodist Hospitals, Inc., Gary, Indiana) approved to offer the paramedic curriculum. Note: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training and certification must be completed prior to applying for the clinical phase

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