The student who has successfully completed all of the didactic portions of the Vermont Tech Paramedicine program may enroll in EMS 1804. During this immersion experience, the student acts as a paramedic under the supervision of a preceptor and 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. 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. This course must be completed prior to the start of the next semester. The student must wear a Vermont Tech paramedic student uniform. Pass/No Pass.
Minimum of 240 hours, maximum of 1 year drive time