Paramedic Field Internship

Course Number: 
EMS 1804
Semester: 
Spring Fall Summer
Subject: 
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Credits 
0.00

Students who have successfully completed all of the didactic portions of the Vermont Tech Paramedic Program may enroll in the Paramedic Field Internship. During this immersion experience, the student acts as a Paramedic under the supervision of a preceptor. The student is expected to act as the team leader: managing the scene, patient, and crew. This session is a minimum of 240 hours. Time will be extended as needed to meet the objectives of the internship portion. Students are assessed on their ability to perform the functional job description of a paramedic, as well as their ability to coordinate and manage a scene, the patient, and provide safe and effective care. Must be completed prior to the start of the next semester. Paramedic uniform is required. Graded Pass/No Pass with affective evaluation.

Minimum of 240 hours, maximum of 1 year drive time

Prerequisites

Completion of all didactic work