Home  :  Academics  :  Departments  :  Health Professions  :  Emergency Medical Services  :  Program Goals  

Program Goals

Goal 1
To prepare competent entry level Emergency Medical Technician Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate, and/or Emergency Medical Technician Basic, and/or First Responder levels.

Goal 2
Educate professionals who are able to problem solve, through the use of highly developed assessment skills, backed by a solid understanding of pathophysiology, and reinforced with clinical experiences, who are flexible and able to think beyond the established protocols.  
  • Scenario based learning
  • Diverse clinical experiences
  • Oral examinations
Goal 3
Provide a learning experience to create dynamic team members, enabling the students to develop their leadership skills by being open minded, good communicators and able to work collegially with other professionals in EMS and other disciplines.  
  • Team building class activities
  • Field Internship
  • Oral Examination

© Parkland College
2400 West Bradley Ave | Champaign, IL 61821 | 217.351.2200 | 888.467.6065
The Mission of Parkland College is to engage the community in learning.