Paramedic Training

Registration Fee: $3,750.00
Course Fee: $7,500.00

Paramedic Training

LSTI’s paramedic program is designed to train Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT-Basic) to provide full scope of advanced life support procedures to ill and injured patients. This course is designed to help the participant develop an understanding of human anatomy and physiology, disease pathology, advanced airway management, pharmacology, IV therapy, cardiology and trauma care.

The course includes a review of normal human structure and function and the elements of many common emergent conditions. This course provides training in 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, and the safe administration of emergency medications, and more. The student will also be offered ACLS and PALS Full Provider certification and be required to complete specified clinical rotations in order to successfully complete the course. Students who complete this course will be eligible to challenge the National Registry certification examination for EMT Paramedic.

Course Content

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 41 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 with a minimum 250 hours of hospital clinical. Program specifics will be discussed during the orientation process. Cognitive and psychomotor testing is required to demonstrate competency to challenge the NREMT exam.

Prerequisites:

  • Must be at least 18 years old to apply for a license with MDHHS after program completion
  • Must be a high school graduate or have your GED
  • Must be a licensed or certified as an EMT or EMT-S (AEMT) (proof of which must be submitted with registration)
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Provider Card

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 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).

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Description

The purpose of this course is to train Specialist level and Basic level Emergency Medical Technicians to provide a full scope of advanced life support procedures to ill and injured patients. This course is designed to help the student develop an understanding of human anatomy and physiology, disease pathology, advanced airway management, pharmacology, IV therapy, cardiology and trauma care.

The LSTI Paramedic program is geared to prepare you for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) certification exam, State of Michigan licensure and to become an EMS professional. Students who successfully complete this course meet MDHHS requirements for a Paramedic license.
Course applications are submitted to MDHHS for approval.

This course is designed for individuals looking to enhance their career in EMS as well as healthcare professionals looking to enhance their employment opportunities. Successful completion of this course will offer participants job opportunities in Hospital Emergency Departments, Mobile Intensive Care Units, Cardiac Cath Labs, Urgent Care Clinics, Municipal and Private EMS Agencies and other healthcare environments.

Course Length:
Over 600 classroom hours (per MDHHS guidelines)

Clinical Hours:
250 hours

Internship Hours:
250 hours

CoAEMSP Annual Reporting

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 Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

In accordance with COAEMSP guidelines, the following are from the 2017 Annual Report submitted by Life Support Training Institute:

  • NREMT Pass Rates: 65.7%
  • Retention: 46.6%
  • Positive Placement: 100%

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Additional information

Please note:

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!.

Campus:

(Southfield Location) 25400 West 8 Mile Road, Southfield Michigan 48033, (Taylor Location) 26150 Northline Taylor MI 48180

Start Date:

03/04/20, 10/23/19, 07/30/19

Payment Options:

50% of Course Total, Full Tuition

Sends checks payable to:

Life Support Training Institute
P.O. Box 860160
Minneapolis, MN 55486

Prerequisites:

• Must be at least 18 years old to apply for a license with MDHHS after program completion
• Must be a high school graduate or have your GEDMust be a licensed or certified as an EMT or EMT-S (AEMT)
(proof of which must be submitted with registration)
• Current BLS for Healthcare Provider Card

Course Application:

submitted to MDHHS for approval

Payment Policy:

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.
50% of outstanding balance will be due at the 25% course completion point.
Remaining balance will be due at the 50% course completion point.
A late payment is defined as a payment received at our business office after the due date. A service fee of $25 will be added to a student’s account for each occurrence of late payments. If payment is more than 15 days late, the student will be placed on administrative suspension from the course until payment is received by our business office. Any students placed on administrative suspension will not be allowed to participate in classroom sessions and will not be allowed to participate in any clinical and/or internship rotations until all balances due are reconciled. All course requirements must still be met to successfully pass the course. A final notice letter will be mailed to the student after payment is late more than 15 days. If a payment is not received within 15 days of being sent a final notice letter, then the student’s account will be sent to a collection agency. Additionally, a $25 service fee will be added for any returned checks. The service fee will be in addition to the late fee.


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