Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

Paramedic (AAS.PARA) 79-80 credit hours
Paramedic (AS.PARA) 98-106 credit hours
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Certificate (CER.AEMT) 28 credit hours
Emergency Medical Technician Certificate (CER.EMT) 16 credit hours
Paramedic (CER.PARA) 49 credit hours

Download Paramedic Program Application for Fall 2016


The San Juan College EMS Program is committed to developing healthcare professionals who
become valued members of the EMS profession. We are passionate about your success!
The EMS program is designed for students who desire a career in pre-hospital emergency
medicine. The program provides the student with the theoretical and practical preparation to
qualify the successful graduate at four levels of service:

  1. Emergency Medical Responder
  2. Emergency Medical Technician
  3. Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
  4. Paramedic

All levels of instruction meet or exceed the New Mexico EMS Minimal Curriculum Standards ,
and the National Registry Standard Curriculum.

Upon successful completion and certification of any given level, the graduate will be eligible to
take the National Registry of EMT's examination.

San Juan College EMS Education offers refresher courses for all levels of service and continuing
education courses, including but not limited to PALS, ACLS, PHTLS, BLS and First Aid/ AED, AMLS and PEPP.


Flowchart for EMS
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For more information, please call EMS Program at (505) 566-3857. Or send an email to ems@sanjuancollege.edu.