In the third semester, the student spends an additional 36 hours riding with their paramedic preceptor, learning how to act as the team leader on calls and honing their professional communication skills. Assessment is based on the student's 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. Vermont Tech Paramedic uniform is required. Pass/No Pass.
36 hours of field experience