Course Fee: $9,995.00
*Free tuition assistance available to qualified individuals.
This course prepares the student to deliver emergency care to acutely ill and injured patients. The program includes a review of normal human structure and function and the elements of many common emergent conditions. Students will learn physical assessment and history taking, pharmacology including the mechanism of action, metabolism, and excretion of medications, electrophysiology of the heart and other topics. This course teaches the student important field clinical skills including endotracheal intubation, intravenous line placement, EKG interpretation, defibrillation, the safe administration of emergency medications, and more. The student will be required to complete specified lab and simulation exercises throughout the course in addition to hospital clinical rotations and a field internship program. ACLS and PALS certification are offered during the course. Students who successfully complete this program will be eligible to challenge the National Registry certification examination for Paramedic. One (1) NREMT exam voucher will be provided to all successful graduates.
The LSTI Paramedic Program is offered an average 4 times per year; these courses are split between our Southfield and Taylor campuses. The lecture and lab courses run 44 weeks, meeting twice a week, including 2 weeks of Capstone. Students enrolled in our Paramedic program are required to complete 648 hours of classroom training in addition to State requirements for at least 500 total hours of clinical experience comprised of a minimum 250 hours of hospital clinicals and 250 hours of EMS field experience/internship. Program specifics will be discussed during the orientation process. Cognitive and psychomotor testing is required to demonstrate competency to challenge the NREMT exam.
- Must be a state licensed EMT or AEMT (proof of which must be submitted with registration). ** If not, please refer back to our EMT program and we will get you started on your pathway to becoming a Paramedic!
- Current BLS for Healthcare Provider Card
Students are required to obtain immunizations and other testing as required in accordance with OSHA regulations of proof of their prior administration.
- Physical exam showing good heath
- COVID vaccine(s) or documentation showing a medical/religious exemption. *Exemptions determined on a case-by-case basis
- Proof of immunity to MMR & Varicella (titer blood draw required)
- Current Tdap vaccine
- Negative TB within two (2) months of starting the course
- Proof of Hepatitis B series or declination
- Current season influenza vaccine
Students in the Paramedic Program at LSTI are required to obtain immunizations as required in accordance with OSHA regulations of proof of their prior administration.
- Negative TB test within one year
- Proof of immunity to MMR & Varicella (Titers required)
- Proof of immunity to HepB (Titers required) or signed HepB Declination
- Other lab tests and proof of current health insurance coverage may be required
- The cost for these tests will be the students responsibility, in addition to regular tuition
**The cost for these tests will be the student’s responsibility, in addition to regular tuition
The LSTI Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP).
The purpose of this course is to train EMT’s and AEMT’s to provide a full scope of advanced life support procedures to critically ill and injured patients. This course is designed to help the student develop a higher understanding of human anatomy and physiology, disease pathology, advanced airway management, pharmacology, IV therapy, cardiology and trauma care.
Employment of EMT’s and Paramedics is projected to grow 11% from 2020-2030, faster than average for all occupations (US Bureau of Labor Statistics).
Approximately 52 weeks total
Classroom/Lab Hours: 680 hours
Hospital Clinical Hours: 250 hours
EMS Field Internship Hours: 250 hours
Capstone Classroom/Lab Hours: 20 hours
- Demonstrate entry-level competency in the psychomotor domain of paramedic education
- Demonstrate entry-level competency in the cognitive domain of the paramedic education
- Demonstrate entry-level competency in the affective domain of paramedic education
CoAEMSP Annual Reporting
The Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
In accordance with COAEMSP guidelines, the following are from the 2019 Annual Report submitted by Life Support Training Institute:
- NREMT Pass Rates: 60.0%
- Retention: 66.7%
- Positive Placement: 100%
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Please note that tuition covers the cost of all academic student expenses including enrollment fee, E-books, lab fees, uniform fees, ACLS & PALS Certification, NREMT CBT Exam voucher (x1) as well as state-of-the-art computer adaptive testing platforms through Platinum Education, Inc. which will prepare all students to take the computer-based NREMT exam. We have NO HIDDEN FEES!.
(Southfield Location) 25250 W. Eight Mile Rd, Southfield, MI 48033
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Life Support Training Institute
• Must be at least 18 years old to apply for a license with MDHHS after program completion
submitted to MDHHS for approval
Payments for services rendered at LSTI will be consistent with current LSTI Financial Policy. The LSTI Payment Plan is offered for initial EMS education courses only (MFR, EMT-B, EMT-S, EMT-P and EMT-I/C) and comprises the following:
Initial payment of 50% of course fee payable at time of registration.