Paramedic


Wizard Education Paramedic Program

For EMTs looking for one of the best Paramedic Courses in Arizona.

The Wizard Education Paramedic Program is 40 Instructional weeks, high performance program designed for the EMT who is looking to further their career in EMS by attending the finest school possible.   Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are eligible to seek national certification as Paramedics through the National Registry of EMTs and Arizona State Paramedic certification through the Arizona Department of Health Services.

 

Register for one of the following courses:

 

The Wizard Medical Education Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). Further information may be obtained by contacting CAAHEP at:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL  33763
Phone: (727) 210-2350
Website: www.caahep.org

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions
8301 Lakeview Parkway  Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
Phone:  (214) 703-8445
Website: www.coaemsp.org

Our program is divided in 3 trimesters:

Trimester 1 includes:

  • Preparatory, Airway and Assessment didactic modules
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Emergency Pharmacology
  • Airway and IV skills labs
  • Online web support

Trimester 2 includes:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Cadaver lab
  • ACLS Skills labs
  • Hospital Clinical Rotations
    • We have contracts with the Banner Hospitals, Maricopa Medical Center and Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Phoenix, plus other hospitals throughout Arizona.

Trimester 3 includes:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • International Trauma Life Support
  • Advanced Medical Life Support
  • Skills labs – NREMT Practice
  • Field Internship
    • We have field internship agreements in place with many Fire Departments and EMS agencies around Arizona if you do not have an agency that can sponsor your field internship.

Total Program Hours:

  • Didactic/Practical Lab 640 hours
  • Hospital Clinical rotations 168 hours (minimum)
  • Field Internship 500 hours (minimum)

Requirements for Admission:

  • Current Arizona State EMT (or NREMT) certification
  • Current Healthcare Provider CPR card
  • Proof of 9th grade reading level
  • Clear background check (upon acceptance into program)
  • Negative 10 panel drug screen (upon acceptance into program)
  • MMR Immunization/Immunity (upon acceptance into program)
  • Proof of current (within 6 months) TB testing (upon acceptance into program)
  • Proof of Health Insurance (upon acceptance into program)

 

Program Fees include:

  • Tuition
  • Lab fees (including cadaver lab)
  • Paramedic text book
  • ACLS text and certification fee
  • PALS text and certification fee
  • ITLS text and certification fee
  • AMLS text and certification fee
  • Online course content (Blended Learning)
  • Hospital clinical rotations
  • Field Internship
  • Online Clinical, Vehicular and Skills tracker
  • Class uniform shirts

The Arizona Department of Education EMS Technical Standards can be found at http://www.azed.gov/cte/ems/


Paramedic Program Catalog

Download the course catalog here – Paramedic Program Catalog


Paramedic Course Outcomes

CAAHEP Accredited Paramedic Programs and CoAEMSP Letter of Review (LoR) Programs track and report outcome measures annually to the Committee on Accreditation for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

The most current CoAEMSP Annual Report was for the calendar year 2020.

The most recent success rate for the National Registry of EMT Paramedic/State Cognitive exam was 74.3%.

The most recent positive placement rate for graduates was 74.3%.

Positive placement is defined by the CoAEMSP as ‘Employed full or part-time in a related field and/or continuing his/her education and/or serving in the military.

Positive placement is measured at completion of the program.

The most recent retention rate was 70%


NREMT CBT Results

Download the NREMT CBT Results for WME here – WME NREMT CBT Results