Programs

MARCH 2016

SJR State Paramedic program accepting applications

St. Johns River State College will accept applications for the Paramedic program April 1 through June 30.  Classes will begin in August.   The program includes a blended format of online and classroom work with field experiences.

SJR State’s Paramedic program provides training in advanced life support techniques to treat acutely ill or injured patients, including cardiac, stroke and trauma victims. The one-year college credit certificate program provides intense, hands-on skills training in the administration of medications, endotracheal intubation, venipuncture and the initiation of intravenous fluids, and defibrillation.  

Information sessions for the Paramedic program will be held as follows: 

Monday, March 21, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. - Palatka campus, room L130
Wednesday, March 23, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. - Palatka campus, room L130
Wednesday, March 30, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. - Orange Park campus, room H1112
Monday, April 4, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. - Orange Park campus, room H1112
Wednesday, April 6, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. - St. Augustine campus, room H123
Monday, April 11, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. - Orange Park campus, room H1112
Wednesday, April 13, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. - St. Augustine campus, room H123

Day classes are offered in a blended format of online instruction and lecture classes held on the Orange Park campus. Field internships in Clay, Putnam and St. Johns counties will provide hands-on, life-saving practical experience where students will master lifesaving skills. The program prepares students for certification as paramedics and adheres to the most current U.S. Department of Transportation National EMS Educational Standards for Paramedic.

For questions regarding SJR State’s Paramedic program, call (386) 312-4291 or (904) 808-7465.  Additional details are available online at SJRstate.edu/workforce/paramedic.html.