Why Choose EMS at PPCC?
PPCC’s EMS is committed to staying abreast of the latest research, regulatory issues and standards of practice affecting emergency medical services. Our program strives to create a learning environment that encourages students to think critically, become leaders, work ethically, and respect all people to fully prepare them for jobs like Paramedic, Emergency Medical Responder, Emergency Medical Technician, and rural or hospital EMS provider.
What do PPCC EMS students study?
At PPCC, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) students will learn to provide emergency medical care to sick or injured patients in a safe and accurate manner. There are a wide variety of topics you will learn about, including, but not limited to:
- Fundamentals of emergency medicine
- Backcountry medical and trauma training
- Basic first aid
- Advanced level life support
- Pediatric care
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A wide variety of job opportunities await PPCC graduates including:
- Emergency Medical Responder
- Emergency Medical Technician
- Rural EMS Provider
- Hospital EMS Provider
The Pikes Peak Community College Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
Applications available for Accelerated Paramedic Program starting January 2021.
For more information or to request an application contact Kimberly.Whitten@ppcc.edu
Are you interested in a Community Paramedic Program? PPCC will be offering a non-credit Community Paramedic Course starting November 28th through February 28th. This course is primarily online, but there will be some in-person courses such as Motivational Interviewing and Trauma-Informed Care.
If you have any questions, please contact Kimberly.Whitten@ppcc.edu or Steve.Grippo@ppcc.edu
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EMT Orientation Session
Prior to the start of each semester there will be an EMT orientation session in preparation for EMS 170.
Please watch your student emails for more information. Contact your assigned instructor with any questions.
**This orientation session is currently paused for COVID-19. You will recieve specific information from your instructor.