FAQ – Paramedic

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FAQ – Paramedic2017-02-07T17:51:55+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

Are books included in the tuition?2016-12-22T09:38:07+00:00

Yes, books are included in the tuition.

How long does it take?2016-09-16T09:10:26+00:00

5-6 months of classroom and lab, then another 6 to 12 months of clinical & field internship time.

Will I be required to complete hospital observation?2016-09-16T09:11:35+00:00

A clinical internship of at least 400 hours and a field internship of at least 200+ hours are mandatory components of the program.

Where can I do my clinical internship?2016-09-16T09:09:50+00:00

You will complete your internship at one of our many affiliate hospitals.

How long do I have to finish my clinical & field internships?2016-10-03T15:07:44+00:00

Students have 12 months from the end of the didactic portion of the program to complete all clinical & field  requirements.

Are my text books included in my tuition?2016-09-16T09:09:41+00:00

No. Students are responsible for purchasing their textbooks.

Of the approved clinical & internship sites, can I go to where I want?2016-09-16T09:09:31+00:00

Typically, yes However, clinical & field sites are assigned according to students GPA and the availability of the clinical / field site to accommodate students.

What clinical & field internship sites are available?2016-09-16T09:09:11+00:00

First Response has numerous internship affiliate sites available. Please contact us for more information.

Is a CORI check required?2016-09-16T09:09:01+00:00

Yes, students will be required to submit to a CORI check, the fee is $25.00.

Do I have to sign the CORI?2016-09-16T09:08:54+00:00


Do I have to have health insurance?2016-09-16T09:08:44+00:00

Yes, during your clinical and field internships along with required immunizations.

Do I have to wear a uniform?2016-10-03T15:08:18+00:00

Yes, students are required to wear a uniform during the program.