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Allied Health Profession to Paramedic Overview

The Paramedic Program, administered by the Rhodes State College provides the knowledge and skills necessary for graduates to function in advanced pre-hospital care. The curriculum follows the guidelines established by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP), as well as those of the Ohio Department of Public safety: Bureau of Emergency Medical Services.

Allied Health Profession to Paramedic Highlights

  • This Program allows an allied health worker to obtain the Paramedic certificate.
  • Reduced amount of hours for the clinical work
  • Reduced amount of lab hours due to credit for experience.

Career Opportunities

Paramedicine is a vastly growing career field with a variety of employment opportunities: Paramedics work at Fire Departments based in both small and large cities, Volunteer departments in rural areas, and also at factories or industrial settings.  

Allied Health Profession to Paramedic Plan of Study

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Professional Licensure Information

This program is fully accredited by the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Medical Services. Ohio Accreditation Number 318.

Inquiries regarding accreditation should be directed to:

Ohio Department of Public Safety,
Division of Emergency Medical Services
1970 West Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43218
1-800-233-0785
http://ems.ohio.gov/