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Paramedic Program

At Aims Community College we offer our paramedic students top notch instruction, clinical experiences and state of the art simulation labs. Our curriculum is taught by seasoned field providers. Our clinical sites are second to none. Students rotate through major hospitals, ambulance services and fire departments in Northern Colorado and the Denver Metro area. We have the latest computerized Simulation technology with Sim-Man and Sim-Baby as well as plenty of up to date equipment and experienced lab instructors. We offer both a Paramedic Program, RN to Paramedic and an Intermediate to Paramedic Bridge Program.

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Paramedic Program and Intermediate to Paramedic Bridge Program and RN to Paramedic

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What will the class schedule be in the Fall of 2014?

Classes will meet on the Greeley campus every Friday and every Saturday. Students in the Intermediate to Paramedic bridge program will mostly just meet on Saturdays.
Fall 2014 On Campus Schedule

What is the cost of the program?

Are there scholarships available?

For more information visit the scholarship webpage or
contact Jessica Sosa
jessica.sosa@aims.edu 
(970) 339-6399

Are any of the paramedic courses online?

Some lectures will have an online Wimba option, but students will need to attend lab sessions as scheduled.

What are the pre-requisites for the program?

Intermediate to Paramedic Bridge Program:

  • Current State of Colorado EMT-I certification
  • Current PALS, ACLS, BLS, IV and Basic EKG certifications
  • Completion of any one of the following with a grade C or better: HPR 137, BIO 105, BIO 106, or BIO 111
  • Completion of pre-admission testing
  • Students must pass an American Databank background check
  • If accepted, students must supply personal health insurance for the duration of the program

Paramedic Program:

  • Current State of Colorado EMT-Basic Certification
  • Current BLS and IV Certification.
  • Completion of any one of the following with a grade C or better: HPR 137, BIO 105, BIO 106, or BIO 111
  • Completion of pre-admission testing
  • Students must pass an American Databank background check
  • If accepted, students must supply personal health insurance for the duration of the program

RN to Paramedic Bridge:

  • Current RN License
  • Current State of Colorado EMT or EMT Intermediate Certification
  • Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS/PEEP Certification
  • Minimum of 2 years of ICU, CCU, ED, Flight, or CCU ground Team( applicants must complete the employment verification form and all experience must be within the last 5 years)
  • Completion of pre-admission testing
  • If Accepted, students must pass an American Databank background check.
  • If accepted, students must supply personal health insurance for the duration of the program.

Is your program accredited?

The paramedic program is accredited by CAAHEP - Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education.

How successful are your students?

Our paramedic students have a 96% pass rate on the National Registry exam. The national average is 67%!

When will the next program begin?

  • The next cycle of paramedic school begins in August of 2015
  • Applications for this cycle are due April 24th, 2015
  • Interviews and testing will be conducted May 8, 2015
  • Applicants will be informed of selection for next cycle by the end of the day, May 8, 2015

How can I get more information?

If you would like to talk to someone about this great program please contact:

Kristie Skala-Cordes
(970) 339-6582
kristie.skala@aims.edu