September 4, 20198:00 a.m.–September 2, 20204:30 p.m.IUP Institute for Rural Health and Safety, 2712 West Pike Road, Indiana, PA 15701
Participants who successfully complete this program are eligible to take National Registry of Paramedics certification exams for state (Pennsylvania) and national certification as a paramedic. This program is primarily designed for future EMS personnel, but is appropriate for anyone who may respond to emergencies, including fire/rescue personnel, nurses, coaches, athletic trainers, and safety professionals.
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The following course is currently being offered. More information on how to apply will be added soon. If you have any questions, please call the office at 724-357-4051.
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The IUP Institute for Rural Health and Safety announces the fall 2019 Paramedic Program. This program is primarily designed for future EMS personnel, but is appropriate for anyone who may respond to emergencies, including fire/rescue personnel, nurses,
coaches, athletic trainers, and safety professionals.
Participants who successfully complete this program are eligible to take National Registry of Paramedics certification exams for state (Pennsylvania) and national certification as a paramedic.
Apply to the Paramedic Program
IUP Institute for Rural Health and Safety, 2712 West Pike Road, Indiana, PA 15701
September 4, 2019–September 2, 2020
Wednesday 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Students are required to complete a minimum of five hours of online readings/assignments/quizzes, etc. per week.
NREMT Psychomotor Exam: TBA
This program is approved for Veterans Affairs benefits and federal financial aid (loans and PELL grants). Students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you have questions about financial aid for attendance in the IUP Paramedic Program, please call the Financial Aid office at 724-357-2218 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. The campus Office of Veterans Affairs can be reached at 724-357-3009.
Castle Branch is the company that the IUP Paramedic Program is using to upload documentation as well as for HIPPA Training. Some of the additional fees for this company are listed below.
There are additional fees with the above checks based on the site where you go for testing.
Student must be a certified emergency medical technician
Course includes online components, lab and classroom, skill, and field sessions. Students must meet minimum physical capabilities of the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
Teaching-learning methods in this course may include, but are not limited to, the following: assigned readings, interactive lectures, discussion, critical thinking activities, and paramedic portfolio lab activities.
Navigate Interactive Course Lectures cover the entire scope of the National EMS Education Standards and promote student engagement and retention. Using instructional design best practices, these fully narrated lectures provide critical topic review based
on key learning objectives presented in online modules that students explore at their own pace. Navigate Interactive Course Lectures enhance comprehension, improve concept retention, and prepare students for more advanced activities.
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Preregistration is required.
IUP reserves the right to cancel any program, at which time deposit/registration fees would be refunded. Enrollment is limited; however, late registrations will be accepted if space is available.
See IUP Refund Policy
A student may withdraw from the program at any time through the completion of a signed withdrawal form. See refund
IUP students who successfully complete the Paramedic program at IUP are eligible for up to 30 credits through the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science.
The Indiana University of Pennsylvania Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions. This letter is not a CAAHEP accreditation status—it
is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians for eligibility to take the NREMT’s Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is not a guarantee of eventual accreditation.
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