Robeson Community College

Emergency Medical Technician Basic to Paramedic Initial Course

The continuing education paramedic course is designed to produce competent entry-level Paramedics who can provide treatment to the community in emergency situations. Paramedics assess the urgent needs of patients and stabilize their conditions until they receive definitive care. This treatment includes advanced life support, advanced patient assessment, airway management, pharmacological interventions and critical decision making. The various skills a paramedic performs may include intravenous therapy, drug administration, electrical cardioversion, induction of hypothermia, surgical airway, and many others performed in the uncontrolled environment.

Prerequisites (must meet all): H.S. diploma or equivalent, North Carolina EMT Basic Credential and required test scores. Must score 12th grade level on both reading and math or show proof of entrance into college level English and math. 

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Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Emergency Medical Science Program, contact Eric Freeman, Program Director, at 910-272-3316 or