Hartford Hospital Department of EMS Education Program

Hartford Hospital Department of EMS Education Program

Program Reviewed

Paramedic Program

Credits Available with Dates Valid

  • Anatomy and Physiology for the EMS Provider (3 credits, lower division level) January 2001 through February 2008
  • Paramedic Clinical Experience (3 credits, lower division level) March 2001 through February 2008
  • Principles of Paramedic Practice (19 credits, lower division level) January 2001 through February 2008

Source of Records

Department of EMS Education; Hartford Hospital; 560 Hudson Street; Hartford, CT 06106

About the Training Sponsor

Hartford Hospital's Department of Education was established in 1971, The Department of EMS Education, which is a part of the Hartford Hospital Department of Education, provides formal training in various EMS health disciplines. The mission of the Department of EMS Education is "To provide outstanding programs of education that are designed to encourage the acquisition of knowledge and skills that are of value to our community and the patients that we serve". Courses and programs are developed and revised based on the essentials set forth by the Department of Public Health and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Applying for the Credit

Have your training sponsor submit your transcript or record to the Registrar to apply for the credit.

Course Descriptions

Anatomy and Physiology for the EMS Provider (3 credits, lower division level) January 2001 through February 2008
This course is designed to provide an EMS provider with knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology, with attention paid to how this knowledge is applied in the pre-hospital setting. A systematic approach to the human organism is used, including the body as a whole, its major organ systems, their inter-relations, and how they change throughout a person's life. Instruction is via a mixture of lecture and discussion.

Paramedic Clinical Experience (3 credits, lower division level) March 2001 through February 2008
This course is designed to instruct students to become competent, confident, entry-level paramedics. This course consists of clinical rotations at a variety of clinical sites, under supervision of approved preceptors, supplemented by lecture/discussion sessions.

Principles of Paramedic Practice (19 credits, lower division level) January 2001 through February 2008
Designed to instruct students to become competent, confident, entry-level paramedics. This course is a mixture of lecture/discussion and lab experiences including field-performance based scenarios, procedure practice on manikins, role-playing, and other psychomotor activities.