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