County College of Morris now offers an A.A.S. Degree in Paramedic Science.Â The full-time program allows for the completion of didactic and clinical training within 24 months.Â The programâ€™s website provides all pertinent information regarding program structure and admission requirements.
The CCM Paramedic Science Program does not utilize hospital sponsorship.Â All clinical and field training will be provided through hospital affiliates.Â Travel, at the studentâ€™s expense, is required to affiliate sites.
Program graduates will be eligible for National Registry paramedic licensure and New Jersey Paramedic Certification.
Professional Phase Applications to the Paramedic Science Program are due
August 1, 2022
Paramedic Science Program Goals
- To prepare competent entry-level Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains, with or without exit points at the Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate, and/or Emergency Medical Technician-Basic, and/or First Responder levels.
- Contribute to the workforce needs of the community by enhancing the delivery of health care in the out-of-hospital setting by providing competent entry level paramedics.
Paramedic Science Program Graduate Learning Outcomes
- Apply knowledge (cognitive), skills (psychomotor) and attitudes (affective) associated with entry level Paramedics in delivering care in primarily out of hospital situations that will improve health and survival of individuals, families and communities or â€śgroups of peopleâ€ť)
- Utilize critical thinking skills, quantitative knowledge and scientific reasoning in forming clinical judgments in the prioritization and delivery of care for a diverse population of critically ill and injured patients
- Show proficiency in interpersonal relations and communication when interacting with patients, family and other health care professionals, that includes an understanding of diverse cultures and populations
- Demonstrate leadership skills in assuming responsibility for directing and managing emergency situations
- Perform (conduct oneself) in a professional manner, with regard to ethical and legal guidelines, professional development
- Apply social science theory as it relates to paramedic science and the health of the individual and society