The student who has successfully completed all didactic portions of the program may enroll in this course. During this immersion experience, the student acts as a paramedic under the supervision of a preceptor. The student acts as the team leader: managing the scene, patient, and crew. This session is a minimum of 240 hours. Time is extended as needed to meet the objectives of the internship portion. 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. This course must be completed prior to the start of the next semester. Vermont Tech Paramedic uniform is required. Pass/No Pass.
Minimum of 240 hours, maximum of 1 year drive time