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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 64
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

The Paramedic program prepares individuals to recognize, assess, and manage medical emergencies in prehospital settings under the remote supervision of physicians. The program includes instruction in EMT and Paramedic procedures including medical triage; identification and preliminary diagnosis of diseases and injuries; rescue operations; crisis scene management; equipment operation; patient stabilization, monitoring, and care; drug administration; and foundational coursework in communication, health sciences, and professional standards and regulations.

Program Locations

  • Ridgewater College, Hutchinson 55350
  • Ridgewater College, Willmar 56201

Labor Market Information

  • Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

  • Median wage: $17.68/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • College Health Specialties Teachers

  • Median wage: $74,801/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Ridgewater College
Ridgewater College
2101 15th Ave NW Willmar, MN 56201 Toll-Free: (800) 722-1151 Local: (320) 222-5200 TTY: (800) 627-3529