Degrees and Certificates
Why Choose This Program
Every day, paramedics are faced with providing care to acutely ill and injured patients in limited conditions. Lifesaving procedures and decisions are determined in an instant.
In the SCTCC's paramedicine program, our students receive a high level of training to make certain they will provide advanced care through medications and invasive procedures in the pre‐hospital and hospital environment.
At SCTCC we ensure every graduate is prepared for their future occupation. We ensure our graduates utilize their skills learned from the classroom for their careers with private ambulance companies, hospitals, emergency flight services (both helicopter and airplane), industry and city health agencies, fire departments and law enforcement agencies. Our paramedics can even incorporate their training in other career fields like park services and ski patrol.
From Degree to Career
When you choose the Paramedicine program at SCTCC, you’ll gain skills that will directly transfer to the workplace. There are several employers in the St. Cloud area that are ready to hire paramedics and EMT personnel.
In the SCTCC’s paramedicine program, we teach students the necessary skills to provide the best care to future patients. We teach our students how to effectively assess patients for medical and trauma instances, basic and advanced airway management, endotracheal intubation (ETI), and ventilator management.
After graduating, students will know the necessary processes needed to succeed in the workforce. At SCTCC, we train our students how to utilize Supraglottic Airways, Surgical Airway and Cricothyrotomy, Transtracheal Jet Insufflation, Bag Valve Masks (BVM), and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP).
With a paramedicine degree from SCTCC, graduates can administer Intravenous Access (IV), Intraosseous Access (IO), and medication for over 60 different medications. Our students ensure quality care by interpreting cardiac rhythms and 12 Lead application.
We even teach our students how to use pacing, defibrillation, and cardioversion, chest decompression, bandaging, splinting, and spinal immobilization so that every paramedicine graduate from SCTCC is prepared for the workforce.
- Patient Assessment (Medical and Trauma)
- Basic and advanced airway management
- Endotracheal Intubation (ETI)
- Supraglottic Airways (i.e. King Airway, Combitube)
- Surgical Airway / Cricothyrotomy
- Transtracheal Jet Insufflation
- Bag Valve Mask (BVM)
- Ventilator management
- Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
- Intravenous Access (IV)
- Intraosseous Access (IO)
- Cardiac rhythm interpretation
- 12 Lead application and interpretation
- Pacing, Defibrillation and cardioversion
- Medication administration (over 60 medications)
- Chest Decompression
- Bandaging, splinting, spinal immobilization
Types of Careers
With a degree in paramedicine from SCTCC, our graduates have worked as paramedics, emergency department technicians, and flight paramedics, but the options do not end there. Students can even use their degree for park services or ski patrol.
By utilizing the skills learned in the classroom, a day in the life of a paramedicine graduate from SCTCC consists of working as a paramedic for ambulance services for Gold Cross Ambulance in local Minnesota cities.
From ambulance services, hospitals and emergency rooms, flight services, and event coverage, with a paramedicine degree, our students are certain to find potential employers in the St. Cloud community and beyond.
Types of Careers
- Emergency Department Technician
- Flight Paramedic
- Ambulance services
- Hospitals and urgency rooms
- Flight services (helicopter and airplane)
- Event coverage
Many of our SCTCC graduates have gone on to work around the state of Minnesota. You can find our paramedicine program students working with Gold Cross Ambulance, North Memorial Health Care, MN Department of Natural Resources, and Allina Health. Our graduates utilize skills taught in SCTCC classrooms in their careers every day.
- Gold Cross Ambulance
- North Memorial Health Care
- MN Department of Natural Resources
- Allina Health
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
Our Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
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SCTCC Paramedicine students consistently pass the National Registry at higher rates than the national standard.
Ready to Take the Next Step?
Are you ready to learn more about the Paramedicine program and being a student at SCTCC? Contact our instructors directly or join us for an info session to meet with instructors and Admissions representatives to get started.
Connect with the SCTCC Admissions team:
- Call us at 320-308-5089
- Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- On campus Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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