Train for a Career in Healthcare with the Paramedicine Certificate

With the Paramedicine certificate, prepare to potentially sit for the National Registry Examination to begin a career as a paramedic!

Blue Ridge CTC’s certificate in Paramedicine provides students practical and academic training to develop critical thinking, cognitive, and psychomotor skills required to become workforce ready.

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Why Enroll in the Paramedicine Certificate Program

With the certificate program in Paramedicine, students learn foundational concepts of paramedicine and develop in-demand clinical, stress management, and communication skills required for workforce entry. The program allows students to:

    • Develop critical thinking, cognitive, and motor skills to become skilled professionals.
    • Build a strong foundation to attempt the National Registry Examination for Paramedic.
    • Build a solid base to begin a career as a paramedic
    • Earn credits to be used toward a future degree.


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Plan a Rewarding Career with a Certificate Program in Paramedicine

Learn to offer quality pre-hospital care to patients under certified faculty experts. The Paramedicine certificate allows students to learn and demonstrate in-demand techniques needed to become skilled paramedics.

The Paramedic certificate curriculum teaches students how to administer medication, interpret EKGs, and operate equipment efficiently. With a certificate program in Paramedicine, students train for a potential career in paramedicine in just one-year.

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What Will You Learn - Curriculum Overview

With our certificate in Paramedicine, students receive hands-on instructions from highly trained faculty about the essentials of paramedicine.

Students learn various core concepts such as EMS operations, EMS lab (I, II, III), Advanced Airway Management, Pathophysiology of Shock, Trauma Resuscitation, and more. Our program allows students to:

    • Develop fine motor abilities to provide safe and effective medical care.
    • Develop critical thinking ability for sufficient clinical judgment.
    • Enhance auditory and visual ability to monitor and assess healthcare needs.
    • Develop physical capacities to move from one place to another, stand and walk for long time periods, maneuver in small spaces, and lift average-size adults.


    Blue Ridge CTC Paramedic Program Goal

    To prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels.

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Have questions about the Paramedicine certificate? We can help!

The Paramedic certificate program is a good option for students who want to build a strong foundation for a career in paramedicine.

The Blue Ridge CTC’s Paramedic certificate program develops workforce-ready skills through hands-on training and guidance from certified faculty.

With our certificate program in Paramedicine, students learn core concepts and theories with practical application required to become successful in the paramedicine field. The program enables you to develop job-ready skills, techniques, and procedures to provide quality prehospital medical care to patients.


Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.

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