The Paramedic Technical Certificate (T.C.) is a limited access certificate program designed to graduate competent, caring emergency medical providers who possess the cognitive knowledge, psychomotor skills, and affective professional attributes necessary to function as entry-level paramedics. Upon completion of the paramedic training, graduates are awarded a technical certificate and are eligible to apply to sit for the National Registry (NREMT) certification exam to qualify for certification as a Florida Paramedic and a National Registered Paramedic. Paramedic school graduates may elect to continue for the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) (2251) (A.S.) degree.
Emergency medical services (EMS) systems consist of many different components. Paramedic is the advanced level for work in the EMS field as they provide advanced life support and transportation for the sick and injured.
The FSCJ 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 727-210-2350 www.caahep.org
To contact CoAEMSP: 214-703-8445
If you are considering employment in a state other than Florida, click here to ensure the program curriculum meets the requirements to sit for licensure or certification testing in that state.
|CoAEMSP Annual Report 2021|
|NREMT Written Exam Pass Rate||70%|
|Positive Placement Rate||85.7%|
If you are considering employment in a state other then Florida, click here to ensure the program curriculum meets the requirements to sit for licensure or certification testing in that state.
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Per 401.2701(1)(b) 2. F.S.: Paramedic programs must be available only to Florida-certified emergency medical technicians or an emergency medical technician applicant who will obtain Florida certification prior to completion of phase one of the paramedic program
FSCJ's Paramedic program is approved as a Paramedic Training Program by the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Medical Services, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Tallahassee, FL, 32399, (850) 245-4440.
Transcripts must be received from both high school/GED and any postsecondary education. They must be official and sealed directly from the awarding institution.
Transcripts may be delivered electronically by email or by mail to:
FSCJ Admissions Office
P.O. Box 40515
Jacksonville, FL 32203-0515