Fire Science & EMS (Emergency Management Response)

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Overview

This program is intended for firefighters and teaches the science of planning for, responding to, and recovering from disasters.

Admission

In order to be admitted into the Paramedic classes, applicants must submit:

  • Current State EMT Certification
  • Current CPR certification
  • Two written recommendations from two health professionals
  • Validation of 50-75 patient care calls as an EMT
  • Copy of high school diploma or equivalency
  • Completion of CCC placement tests
  • Final acceptance contingent upon documentation of immunization and health verification

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Understand the concepts of emergency management as it relates to an integrated approach to specific disasters
  2. Identify hazards specific to their own environment
  3. Discuss Federal authority and State authority and rights
  4. Identify three branches of government and the integration of such branches at the disaster level
  5. Discuss the process of the Incident Command System
  6. Understand the concepts of the Emergency Operations Center as it relates to an integrated approach to disasters
  7. Discuss the integration of Fire and Federal government responses
  8. Discuss the subtleties of the environment as it relates to disaster preparedness
  9. Develop a risk analysis outline specific to communities of interest
  10. Plan approaches to incidents such as Weapons of Mass Destruction and Terrorism as it relates to communities of interest

Course of Study

CREDITS
EMR* 101 Principles of Emergency Management and Homeland Security 3
EMR* 102 Local Integrated Emergency Management and Homeland Security Planning 3
EMR* 103 Selected Topics in Emergency Management and Homeland Security 3
TOTAL CREDITS
9

Program Effectiveness Data

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services ProfessionsThe Capital 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). In addition to the goals and student learning outcomes, the performance of the program is reflected through program effectiveness data as defined CoAEMSP.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
(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

CAAHEP - Committees on Accreditation of Allied Health Education ProgramsProgram effectiveness data includes the program completion rate, credentialing examination pass rate and job placement rate. Explanations of these measures and program data that correspond with the annual report most recently submitted to the CoAEMSP are noted below. Questions about program effectiveness data should be directed to the Program Coordinator at (860) 906-5153. The program’s 2015 annual report reflected the following:

Retention

This is an annual measurement of the number of students that began the program divided by the number of students that actually completed the program. The annual report tracks this for the past three years. The retention rates were

Year 2015 2014 2013 Three year total from 2012 to 2015 Five year total from 2010 to 2015
Retention 63.0% 50.0% 52.1% 53.9% 60.1%
National Registry Examination Pass Rate

This is the number of students that pass the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician certification examination. This data is reported for the cognitive exam (written exam) and psychomotor exam (practical exam) and is also reported by year. The pass rates were

Year 2015 2014 2013 Three year total from 2012 to 2015 Five year total from 2010 to 2015
Cognitive exam 100% 100% 96% 98.9% 99.4%
Psychomotor exam 100% 100% 96% 98.9% 97.0%
Job Placement Rate

This is the number of students that gain employment in the profession as a paramedic within six months of graduation for the past three years. The data reported for positive placement were

Year 2015 2014 2013 Three year total from 2012 to 2015 Five year total from 2010 to 2015
Positive Placement 96.4% 71.4% 72% 76.7% 85.6%

CONTACT
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Daniel Tauber, M.Ed, CCEMTP, NRP, NCEE, EMS-I
Professor, Program Coordinator, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Technology Administration and Paramedic
Room 1009
dtauber@capitalcc.edu
(860) 906-5153

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Debra McAuliffe Johnson
Health Careers Secretary
Room 1008
djohnson1@capitalcc.edu
(860) 906-5154