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Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

Mission Statement

The Brookhaven College Emergency Medical Services Program is dedicated to student success and committed to maintaining the highest possible standards of education and training in emergency medical service.

The EMS Program goal is to create responsible, caring and competent emergency medical services professionals through the professionalism and aptitude of our instructors.

Goals and Objectives

EMT: To prepare competent entry-level Emergency Medical Technicians in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains, with the ability, upon completion, to transition to the paramedic education program.

Cognitive Objective: Upon successful completion of this program, the student will demonstrate a working knowledge of clinical information and related topics, relevant to the practice of pre-hospital emergency medical care.

Psychomotor Objective: Upon successful completion of the program, the student will demonstrate an ability to competently and proficiently perform all EMT level skills.

Affective Objective: Upon successful completion of this program, the student will demonstrate attitudes and behaviors consistent with the ethics and professionalism expected of Emergency Medical Technicians.

Paramedic: To prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains, with exit points at the Emergency Medical Technician-Basic level.

Cognitive Objective: Upon successful completion of this program, the student will demonstrate a working knowledge of clinical information and related topics, relevant to the practice of pre-hospital emergency medical care.

Psychomotor Objective: Upon successful completion of the program, the student will demonstrate an ability to competently and proficiently perform all paramedic level skills.

Affective Objective: Upon successful completion of this program, the student will demonstrate attitudes and behaviors consistent with the ethics and professionalism expected of paramedics.

CAAHEP Accreditation

The EMS-Paramedicine Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). 

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19N, Suite 158
Clearwater, Florida 33763 
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

If you have any questions about the EMS-Paramedicine Program at Brookhaven College, please contact Alex Stadthagen, associate dean for the Health and Human Services Division, at 972-860-7860 or at alexs9981@dcccd.edu. 


Three-year Outcomes

​Attempted ExamFirst Attempt Pass​​Cumulative Pass Within Three Attempts ​Cumulative Pass Within Six AttemptsFailed All Six Attempts​Eligible for Retest​Did Not Complete Within Two Years​
142​ 82% (116)​ 95% (135) 96% (136)​ 0% (0)
2% (3)2% (3)
 

Percent of Graduates Passing (Average 2013-2015)            95.61%

National Boards Practical - Percent of Graduates Passing (Average 2013-2015)   - 100%

Comprehensive Final (written and practical) - Percent of Graduates Passing (Average 2013-2015)  - 95.1%

Average Attrition Rate, 2013-2015 - 25.23%

Average Retention Rate, 2013-2015 - 74.77%

Average Positive Placement, 2013-2015 - 98.68%


College Television

Click on this link to watch the latest edition of CTV (College Television):

  • Find out what it takes to become a paramedic as CTV visits the EMS program at Brookhaven College.
  • In Africa, Julius Ejiofor used to walk 10 miles every day to and from school...with help from the Erin Tierney Kramp Scholarship, he's now in America pursuing his dream of becoming a doctor.
  • Take a quick tour of the latest building expansions across the DCCCD as a result of the bond project.