Great Lakes Region
The paramedic level is the highest pre-hospital certification obtainable. Paramedics practice the art and science of pre-hospital medicine in conjunction with medical direction. Paramedics are an essential component of the continuum of care and serve as linkages among health resources. The emerging roles and responsibilities of the paramedic include public education, health promotion, participation in injury and illness prevention programs, and functioning as a facilitator of access to care as well as an initial treatment provider.
**Prerequisites: State or National EMT Certification and High School Diploma or GED**
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School of EMS Student Success Averages
The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and the Committee on
Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) requires programs to make the following results available to potential students.