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EMS – Emergency Medical Services Outcomes

AAS - Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic AAS Degree

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
The outcomes were developed and approved by the statewide consortium. They retain the spirit of the PCC goal of degree and certificate outcomes.
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection
Exhibit professional behavior in accordance with the ethical and professional medical standards of the entry level Paramedic
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection
Fulfill the academic eligibility requirements for taking both cognitive and practical State and National Certification examinations at the Paramedic level
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Demonstrate communication skills to develop and maintain professional medical client relationships at the Paramedic level
  • Communication
  • Professional Competence
Perform the technical skills sets safely and professionally under adverse conditions to meet the Paramedic standard of care
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence

ACERT1 - Emergency Medical Services One-Year Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Exhibit professional behavior in accordance with the ethical and professional medical standards of the entry-level EMT.
  • Professional Competence
Fulfill the academic eligibility requirements for taking both cognitive and practical State and National Certification examinations at the EMT level.
  • Professional Competence
Meet the academic eligibility requirements to enter any Oregon Community College Paramedic AAS degree program.
  • Professional Competence
Demonstrate communication skills necessary for the medical professional/client relationship at the EMT level.
  • Communication
  • Professional Competence
Perform technical skills safely and professionally under adverse conditions in order to meet the EMT standard of care.
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness

ACERT - Advanced EMT Less Than One-Year Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Perform the professional functions of an entry-level Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
  • Professional Competence

ACERTP - Emergency Medical Services Less Than One-Year Career Pathway Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Perform the essential functions of an entry-level EMT ambulance operator in the State of Oregon.
  • Professional Competence

ACERTP - Emergency Medical Technician Less Than One Year Career Pathway Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities to act in accordance with the professional standards of an entry-level Emergency Medical Technician.
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection
Successfully meet the training eligibility requirements necessary to apply to sit for both the written & practical national registry exams for Emergency Medical Technician certification.
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection