Wake County Institute for Out-of-Hospital Medicine

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The role of the Wake County Institute for Out-of-Hospital Medicine is to prepare current EMTs, through classroom instruction, practical lab sessions, clinical experiences, and a field internship experience, so that they're eligible for National Registry and North Carolina Paramedic certification exams.  Number of hours required for program completion: 1340.

Applicants must be current, active field providers working for one of the three EMS agencies in the Wake County EMS System.

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.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Wake County Institute for Out-of-Hospital Medicine is to educate competent entry-level providers of out-of-hospital medical care in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning domains in order to deliver prompt, compassionate, clinically excellent care.

Vision Statement

The vision of the Wake County Institute for Out-of-Hospital Medicine is to be the foremost resource within North Carolina for EMS education.

Accreditation Statement

The Wake County Institute for Out-of-Hospital Medicine’s Paramedic program holds a Letter of Review, which is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, but is a status granted by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.

To Contact CAAHEP 

Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

To Contact CoAEMSP

8301 Lakeview Parkway
Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214-703-8445
Fax: 214-703-8992
www.coamemsp.org

Academic Calendar

Cohorts start in August and run through June of each year.

Program Outcomes Summary

Cohort 001-2019

Retention Rate: 100%     First Time Test Pass Rate: 100%     Job Placement Rate: 100%

Cohort 002-2019

Retention Rate: 80%     First Time Test Pass Rate: 100%     Job Placement Rate: 100%

For More Information

Further information regarding the Institute for Out-of-Hospital Program, please contact:

Donald Garner Jr., B.A.S., NRP
Deputy Director
919-212-9657