DCC Helps You Help Others
Become a certified paramedic in three semesters at DCC.
Semesters of study for most students
Credits in hands-on clinical placements
What You'll Study in Our Paramedic Certificate Program
With a paramedic certificate from DCC, you'll master the advanced life support skills needed to safely assess patients experiencing medical emergencies. Your expert faculty and clinical supervisors are committed to preparing you for entry-level employment in a range of paramedic positions.
Our paramedic certification is just 40 credits and takes three semesters to complete. Become the one who comes to someone's rescue with DCC.VIEW CURRICULUM
PAR 108: Paramedic Prep and Operations
Familiarize yourself with curriculum requirements and explore various field operations and procedures
PAR 106: Pharmacology and IV Therapy
An introduction to pharmacological agents, with an emphasis on physiological drug interactions
PAR 203: Cardiology and Pulmonary
The pathophysiology, assessment and management of the respiratory and cardiac systems
Where Do Paramedic Certificate Grads Go?
How to Make DCC Work for You
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