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Emergency Medical Services Paramedic - Certificate
The EMS Program offers both academic and workforce (continuing education) training designed to prepare those who plan to work in the field of pre-hospital emergency medicine as an EMS provider, firefighter, industrial medical technician, safety technician, law enforcement or other areas in public services.

The Lamar Institute of Technology EMS 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).

PARAMEDIC PROGRAM GOAL:
As an Accredited Program, we strive to prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels.

PARAMEDIC PROGRAM STUDENT OUTCOMES:

CAAHEP Accredited Paramedic Programs track and report outcome measures annually to the Committee on Accreditation for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
The most recent CoAEMSP Annual Report is for the calendar year 2020.
Upon completion of the paramedic program, the student is eligible to sit for the NREMT Certification Examination.

The three-year outcome report is as follows:
 
Year

1st Attempt

Cognitive Pass

Rate

Cummulative 

Cognitive Pass

Rate

Psychomotor 

Pass Rate

Retention Rate Positive Placement
2018 60% 80% 100% 72% 100%
2019** N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2020* 42% 75% 100% 41% 71%
3-Year Average 51% 78% 100% 57% 86%

The positive placement rate, as defined by CAAHEP based on graduates of the paramedic program who are reporting working in either a full-time or part-time position as a paramedic within twelve months of graduation, continuing their education, or serving in the military.

* COVID
** No graduates during the 2019 reporting year.

CAAHEP:
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street Clearwater,
FL 33756
(727) 210-2350
www.caahep.org

CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway,
Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
(214) 703-8445
FAX (214)
703-8992
www.coaemsp.org