Learn about Upstate’s Paramedic Program, which has space for 30 students, at informational sessions taking place in June and July. The 15-month program begins Aug. 22, preparing students to take the New York State and National Registry certifying examinations to be paramedics, the most highly trained prehospital care provider.
Sessions that explain the program in detail are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 11; 6 p.m. Monday, June 24; 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 10; and 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 17. Register by calling 315-464-4851 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The Paramedic Program at Upstate is an intense and challenging academic program that requires commitment, dedication and active participation to ensure successful completion. Students will work alongside nationally recognized faculty and staff in the newly renovated gross anatomy lab and the EMSTAT Center, a dedicated human patient simulation lab on the Upstate campus. Students have the opportunity to lean about emergency medicine in rural, suburban and urban environments as they rotate through clinical and field sites in Auburn, Cortland, Fulton, Ithaca, Oswego and Syracuse.
Applications are available now, with a $75 application fee. Tuition is $4,500, and fees total $320. In order to qualify for the program, applicatns must be 18, have a high school diploma or GED, current certification as an Emergency Medical Technician and experience working in a prehospital care environment. Three letters of recommendation, a successful interview and passing a written and practical examination are also required.
Learn more about the Paramedic Program at Upstate.