The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) programs are designed to provide certification in CPR, First Aid, Medical Responder, EMT (Emergency Medical Technician), and Paramedic. Continuing Education is available to rescue squads, ambulance services, fire departments, law enforcement agencies, and any person EMS certified. CPR, EMT, and Paramedic re-certification classes are offered each semester for renewal of certificates. Any of these courses are offered to interested citizens, businesses, industries, and church groups. Classes are held on campus, online, and throughout the county.
Salary: (Wayne County)
Paramedic: based on skills, certifications, etc.
|NC State Paramedic Exam Pass Rate||11/12 first time pass rate||100%||100%||100%||100%|
The Wayne Community College Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, it is a status 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. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the National Registry’s Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.”
To contact CoAEMSP:
EMT Requirements -PLUS
Current EMT certification
Completed approved Anatomy & Physiology course
After successful completion of EMT course, student may sit for NC OEMS certification and/or EMT National Registry.
After successful completion of Paramedic course, student may sit for NC OEMS certification.
Registration: $180.00 (unless fee exempt)
Malpractice Insurance: $16.00
Student Insurance: $0.55
Parking Pass/sticker: $2.00
WCC ID Badge: $3.00 ($1.00 for existing badge)
EMT: $160.00 (WCC Bookstore)
Paramedic: $313.50 (WCC Bookstore)
Black EMS or Approved Pants- approx. $45.00
Plain Black Belt- approx. $15.00
Black work boots- approx. $50.00
Standard wristwatch- approx. $10.00
Stethoscope- approx. $30.00