Emergency Medical Services Program

EMS students doing a mock training

What will I learn?

The Emergency Medical Services (EMS), or paramedics, program prepares students to be first responders and pre-hospital care providers who are informed of the latest advances in technology and equipment as well as medical care. Emergency Medical Services is a challenging, rapidly advancing field requiring continuous education.

This program provides classroom instruction as well as clinical experiences.

EMS/EMT personnel typically work for private ambulance services, fire departments, hospitals or other rescue services.

Students have a few options in the Emergency Medical Services area:

Associate of Applied Science

The Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic program prepares competent entry-level paramedics for work in various emergency services fields.

The program is limited to 20 students. Prospective students must pass a written exam and an interview panel prior to being accepted into the program. All other LCCC application processes must also be met. Prerequisites for entry to the program are EMT state licensure or NREMT certification, and employment as an EMT in EMS or a related field for at least one year.

What can I do with this degree?

EMS/EMT personnel typically work for private ambulance services, fire departments, hospitals or other rescue services.

Available at the Cheyenne main campus.

Credit Diploma

This program is designed to prepare students for the National Registry for EMTs certification. The quality of the program helps establish the standard for Wyoming paramedic education.

This 42 credit-hour credit diploma program is designed for full-time students. The program will be offered over three semesters and the courses are in a sequence that builds on each other. Prerequisite for entry into this program includes licensure or NREMT certification at the EMT level or higher, and instructor consent.

What can I do with this degree?

EMS/EMT personnel typically work for private ambulance services, fire departments, hospitals or other rescue services.

Available at the Cheyenne main campus.

EMT 1500 Course

The LCCC EMT Program is a one semester long course. Upon successful completion of the EMT Program, students will be eligible to sit for the NREMT Psychomotor and Cognitive exams in order to obtain licensure as an EMT in the State of Wyoming.

The EMT Program is a hybrid program in which lectures are online and labs are held on the Cheyenne LCCC campus. Students experience real life simulation through scenarios and the use of state of the art mannequins.

Learn more about the Emergency Medical Technician course.

What can I do with this degree?

Once licensed, EMTs may work for ambulance services, fire departments, hospitals, urgent care centers, and doctors' offices.

We also offer non-credit classes such as CPR and first aid training. Find a CPR/first aid training.

  • EMS/Paramedic Incident Training
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  • EMS/Paramedic Incident Training

  • The goal of the Emergency Medical Services program at LCCC is to be the premier education source for care providers in Wyoming and along the Front Range.
  • Our instructors are currently certified or licensed and bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the classroom.
  • Through our extensive partnerships in southeast Wyoming and along the Front Range, we offer unparalleled clinical experiences. We service all of Wyoming, Western Nebraska and the Front Range.
Effectiveness Measure 2017 Rates 2016 Rates 2015 Rates
State Written Exam Pass Rate 13/13 = 100% 8/8 = 100% 10/10 = 100%
Practical Exam Pass Rate 13/13 = 100% 12/12 = 100% 12/12 = 100%
Job Placement Rate (Graduates actively seeking employment within 12 months of graduation) 13/13 = 100% 8/8 = 100% 10/10 = 100%
Program Retention Rate 86.7% 80% 100%

 

Laramie County Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation Emergency Medical Services Programs.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
727.210.2350
www.caahep.org

Career Information

Career Resources: Visit LCCC's Career Center to explore resources for selecting a program pathway and career/job data.

Cost of Attendance

Students can view LCCC’s cost of attendance page specific for this program to learn more about additional costs.