Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Do you have the desire to help those that are sick and/or injured? If so, Randolph Community College’s Emergency Medical Services program is the right place for you. We offer emergency medical training from the Emergency Medical Responder level to the Paramedic level.


Emergency Medical Responder

This is a 72-hour course that follows the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS. After successful completion of the course, students must take and pass either the State or National Registry exam to be credentialed.


EMT

This is a 240-288 hour course that follows the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS. After successful completion of the course, students must take and pass either the State or National Registry exam to be credentialed.

EMT Initial Pass rate results
  • 2017 Cumulative – 77.4%
  • Spring 2018 – 82%
  • Summer 2018 – 60%
  • Fall 2018 – 68%
  • 2018 Cumulative – 66%

AEMT

This is a 307 hour course that follows the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS. After successful completion of the course, students must take and pass either the State or National Registry exam to be credentialed.


Paramedic

1000 class hours plus 320 clinical/field internship hours course follows the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS. After successful completion of the course, students must take and pass either the State or National Registry exam to be credentialed. Course lasts approximately 14-18 months.

All EMS courses require a significant amount of physical agility for successful completion.

The minimum expectations for our Paramedic Program are endorsed by our Advisory Committee.

The Paramedic Program
  • Does not offer advanced placement for entrance
  • Does not accept transfer of credits for entrance
  • Does not accept experiential learning for entrance
Paramedic 2017 Pass rate results
  • Graduate Job Placement: 100%
  • Attrition Rate: 31.1%
  • NC State Exam Pass rates: 1st Attempt 82%- 100% pass rate by the 3rd attempt
  • NREMT/State Written Exam 100%
  • Retention: 68.9%
  • Positive (Job) Placement: 100%
Paramedic 2018 NC State Exam Pass rates
  • 1st Attempt 75% and 100% pass rate by the 2nd attempt

Specialized Courses

We offer a variety of specialized courses including Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) provider and instructor courses, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) provider and instructor courses, and Basic Life Support (BLS) provider and instructor courses, leading to separate certifications. Prerequisites are based on individual courses.


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

The Randolph Community College Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP Executive Office). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT's Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.

To contact CoAEMSP Executive Office:

  • 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
  • Rowlett, TX 75088
  • 214-703-8445 FAX 214-703-8992
  • coaemsp.org

 

 

To register for Emergency Medical Services EMR, EMT, AEMT or Paramedic courses, please call 336-633-0268

For further information on the specifics of these classes, contact Janet Ingold at 336-633-0268 or jbingold@randolph.edu

Preregistration is encouraged due to limited seating.

Fee exempt if affiliated with emergency service agency.

To register for Emergency Medical Services Online courses, please call 336-633-4165.