Paramedic Program

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Already an EMT and ready to take the next step and advance your rewarding career even further??!!

The Paramedic Program prepares students to be excellent healthcare providers, ready to become leaders in the field. Students receive extensive training in Airway Management, Cardiology, Pharmacology, Medical and Trauma Emergencies, Pediatric Emergencies, and much more. Students participate in clinical and vehicular shifts while completing their classroom training to relate the classroom lecture with real-world experiences. Accept the challenge and become a Paramedic. Enroll today!

2023 PARAMEDIC CLASS SCHEDULE

Start Date

End Date

Schedule

Location

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1/30/23

11/7/23

Mondays & Tuesdays (9am to 5pm)

Mesa

4/26/23

2/15/24

Wednesdays & Thursdays (9am to 5pm)

Mesa

4/26/23

2/15/24

Wednesdays & Thursdays (9am to 5pm)

Peoria

7/31/23

5/21/24

Mondays & Wednesdays (9am to 5pm)

Mesa

7/31/23

5/21/24

Mondays & Tuesdays (9am to 5pm)

Peoria

10/25/23

8/22/24

Tuesdays & Thursdays (9am to 5pm)

Mesa

Why Us?

Schedules

  • 10 Month Program meets 2 times per week

Many Clinical & Vehicular Options

  • Vehicular rotations with ambulance services and fire departments in both rural and urban settings.
  • Clinical shifts in the Trauma Room, Pediatric Emergency Department, Operating Room, Labor & Delivery, Burn Unit, and much more.
    • “The Wizard Medical Education 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 25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158 Clearwater, FL 33763 727-210-2350 www.caahep.org
    • To contact CoAEMSP: 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312 Rowlett, TX 75088 214-703-8445 FAX 214-703-8992 www.coaemsp.org”

How much does the Paramedic Program cost?

Course Costs:

  • $200 Registration Fee (secures your seat in class with signing the Enrollment Agreement)
  • $150 Technology Fee (due by Day 1 of class)
  • $1,100 Supply Fee (due by Day 1 of class)
  • $8,000 Tuition ($7,000 if paid in full by Day 1 of class)

Total Course Cost: $9,450 ($8,450 with discounted tuition rate)

More information:
  • How can I pay for the program?
    • We accept cash, check, and credit card payments.
    • Ask your employer about tuition reimbursement or sponsorship.
    • We accept GI Bill benefits for veterans and their family members (eligibility determined by the Veterans Administration).
    • Contact us about Payment Plan options.
  • Supply Fee includes Paramedic Student uniform shirt and required textbooks:
    • AAOS Nancy Caroline’s Emergency Care in the Streets, 9th Edition
    • NAEMT Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Provider Manual, 9th Edition
    • NAEMT Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) Provider Manual, 3rd Edition
    • AHA Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider Manual, 2020
    • AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Manual, 2020

What are the Paramedic Program prerequisites?

Required to enroll:

  1. 18 years of age or older
  2. Photo ID
  3. Current EMT certification (AZ, NREMT, or valid other state)
  4. High School Diploma/GED/or equivalent
  5. Proof of 9th grade reading competency

Required to start Clinical rotations and must be valid for the duration of Clinical and Vehicular rotations:

  1. Pass the background check through Banner Health
  2. Pass a 10 panel drug screen
  3. Negative TB test within the last 12 months
  4. AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers CPR certification
  5. Seasonal flu vaccination
  6. Proof of Immunity to measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) – vaccination or titer test showing immunity
  7. Hepatitis B vaccination series (or signed declination)
  8. Tdap within the last 10 years

Paramedic Program Outcomes

CAAHEP Accredited Paramedic Programs and CoAEMSP Letter of Review (LoR) Programs track and report outcome measures annually to the Committee on Accreditation for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

The most current CoAEMSP Annual Report was for the calendar year 2020.

The most recent success rate for the National Registry of EMT Paramedic/State Cognitive exam was 74.3%.

The most recent positive placement rate for graduates was 74.3%.

Positive placement is defined by the CoAEMSP as ‘Employed full or part-time in a related field and/or continuing his/her education and/or serving in the military.

Positive placement is measured at completion of the program.

The most recent retention rate was 70%

Paramedic Program Course Modules

  • Trimester I
    • Preparatory, Airway and Assessment didactic modules
    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Emergency Pharmacology
    • Airway and IV skills labs
    • Online web support
  • Trimester II
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
    • Medical Emergencies
    • Cadaver lab
    • ACLS Skills labs
    • Hospital Clinical Rotations
  • Trimester III
    • Pathophysiology
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
    • International Trauma Life Support
    • Advanced Medical Life Support
    • Skills labs – NREMT Practice
    • Field Internship

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Testimonials

our clients say

The instructors are very knowledgeable and were always there to help me through it all.This paramedic program is awesome!

Troy Vance, 112P