Twin Districts Region MS

CAREER TYPE

Paramedic

EMTs and paramedics typically do the following: Respond to 911 calls for emergency medical assistance, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or bandaging a wound. Assess a patient's condition and determine a course of treatment. Provide first-aid treatment or life support care to sick or injured patients.

CAREER TYPE KEY FACTS:

Salary Range Potential: Median Annual Wage $31,020

Class Types:

TRAINING CENTER PROGRAMS

Emergency Medical Sciences – Paramedic-Paramedic

Paramedics are advanced-level providers of emergency care who are trained to care for patients in the field and while transporting patients to the hospital. They manage many emergencies including cardiac, respiratory, and trauma events. Paramedics conduct more extensive patient care than EMTs. They are licensed to administer medication, perform and interpret electrocardiograms (EKGs), perform endotracheal intubations, and use other complex biomedical equipment.

Example of Class Types

  Day and Night Classes:

Pre-requisites required:

Length of Program
4 semesters

Summary of Program Requirements


Skills Needed
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Jefferson Davis Campus

Contact
Lisa Dickson
228-497-7640
lisa.dickson@mgccc.edu