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Paramedic Program

The Priority deadline for the Paramedic program is June 1st, 2018 for the program cohort starting Spring 2019.


Acadian EMS

We offer a Nationally Accredited Associate Degree path of study in Paramedic Education!

Program Overview

The College of Southern Idaho Paramedic Program is an affordable, nationally accredited program; offering the Associate of Applied Science Degree as its primary path of study.  The ITC program is being phased out. The program utilizes high fidelity patient simulators in state-of-the-art laboratories for student training, as well as a fully operational training ambulance.

Students with completed prerequisites, higher grades, field related work experience and completed degrees will have an increased chance of acceptance.

Our students prepare for the paramedic profession in lecture, lab, and clinical educational environments, which include and exceed the current US DOT National Standard Curriculum.

Throughout the three semester program, students will learn and demonstrate competence in many advanced emergency medical topics such as pathophysiology, pharmacology, assessment, trauma, medical emergencies, cardiology, pediatrics, geriatrics, special operations, and critical care.

Among the various clinical opportunities required are areas such as Emergency Departments, Critical Care Units, Psychiatric Centers, Neonatal Intensive Care Units, Obstetrics, Communication Centers, and with various prehospital EMS agencies.

A required field internship is the final component of the program, where students progress from participants to team leaders in a supervised setting. The internship occurs in an agreed upon urban area outside of the Magic Valley Region. Our current “cap stone” event training is with Acadian Ambulance Service of Lafayette Louisiana.

Upon completion of the program students will be certified in ACLS, PALS, & PHTLS and qualify to take the National Registry Paramedic Exam.

Paramedic-AAS Required Course Listing

"The Paramedic Program of the College of Southern Idaho provides a comprehensive education to a diverse student population in order to create competent, compassionate, and professional entry level paramedics who will meet and serve the emergency medical needs of the Magic Valley Region and beyond."

Program Outcome Reporting

College of Southern Idaho Paramedic Outcome Statistics


Our EMS programs are Nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. For more information www.caahep.org and www.coaemsp.org

CoAEMSP Offices: 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312; Rowlett, TX 75088 ; Tel:614-703-8445


Contact Information and Location:
Rene Rambur - HSHS Program Advisor
HSHS Building 128
315 Falls Avenue PO Box 1238
Twin Falls, ID 83303
Phone: 208-732-6730 or 800-680-0274, ext. 6730
Fax: 208-736-4743 (This is a shared fax. Please use a cover sheet.)
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