Day and Distance Course Comparison

AY 2014-15

Day / Campus

Evening / Distance

Next Night Class - Fall 2014

 

Prerequisites

 

- “C” grade or better

- Placed on transcript

- EMT or  Advanced EMT certification

  (EMS experience strongly encouraged)

- EMT assessment test score of 75%

- MATH 0960/0990 or competency

- ENGL 1010 or competency

- 8 credits of "matched set" A&P*

   (* HTHS 1110 and 1111 recommended)

- 2 credits of Medical Terminology

- EMT or  Advanced EMT certification

(EMS experience strongly encouraged)

- EMT assessment test score of 75%

- MATH 0960/0990 or competency

- ENGL 1010 or competency

- 8 credits of "matched set" A&P*

   (* HTHS 1110 and 1111 recommended)

- 2 credits of Medical Terminology

Entrance Exam

Must be completed by May 15

Must be completed by May 15

Start Date

Tuesday – August 26, 2014

Tuesday – August 26, 2014

End Dates

April 25, 2014

December 11, 2015

Location

WSU – Ogden Campus

WSU and distance sites as selected

Class Days

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 

Tuesday & Thursday  + 9 "skills weekends"

Class Times

0900-1700

1800 - 2200 and selected "skills weekends"

Teaching Method

Classroom “face to face" with WSU Online hybrid support and ChiTester testing

Streamed video, real time “face to face,” WSU Online hybrid, and ChiTester testing. Physical attendance at all classes is MANDATORY.

Skill Labs

All day Wednesday in PAR 2040 starting early October

9 selected Friday-Saturday "skills weekends."
Friday 0900/1000 to 1600/1700
Saturday 0800/0900 to 1500/1600
Skills mini-week June 10-13, 2015
(Class demographics will drive start time decision)

“Hybrid” Skills

Not available

Subject to community capability

Clinical  Requirements

20 days (approximate)

One day per week starting late OCT

20 days (approximate)

One day per week starting in April (PAR 2020)

Clinical Locations

As scheduled – Wasatch Front

As scheduled in approved facilities.

Burn must be done in SLC / Peds in Ogden

Field Internship Requirements

480+ hours (480 nominal) needed to meet terminal competencies and achieve 50 ALS team leads. Students must plan on 48-72 hours per week from 2/15 to 4/26.  Field rides on a predesignated shift, must be completed by 4/26/13. (No "shift swapping")

480+ hours (480 nominal) needed to meet terminal competencies and achieve 50 ALS team leads. Students must plan on 24-36 hours per week 7/15 to 11/30. Field rides on a predesignated shift must be completed by 11/30/14. (No "shift swapping")

Field Internship Locations

As scheduled – Wasatch Front

As scheduled in approved agencies – 240 hours will be done on the Wasatch Front

PAR 2100        

“PPT Reviews”

In class at WSU  

Late March and/or April –  2-3 days TBA

Two "on campus" days in early December 2015.
TBD.

Paramedic Cost

(excludes prerequisites)

36 credits of WSU tuition and fees
17 credits - Fall semester
19 credits - Spring semester



(Approximately $ 5,700 for 2014)
 

36 credits of WSU tuition and fees
10 credits - Fall 1 semester
07 credits - Spring semester
06 credits - Summer semester
13 credits - Fall 2 semester

(Approximately $ 8,600.00 for 2014)

 

 

Financial Aid

Available for those eligible

Available for those eligible

Additional Costs

(uniforms, books NREMT exam fee, etc)

Approximately $600.00. Travel costs to clinical and field internship locations is extra and can vary.

Starting in 2013 student must pay for an departmental BCI and drug screen. ($95)

$600.00.  Travel/lodging to skills weekends, clinical and field internship is extra & varies. Starting in 2013 student must pay for a departmental BCI and drug screen. ($95)

(Dorm space available in summer semester)

Immunizations

Student acquired prior to clinical with Hep B
Starting 2014 immunizations will be documented at certifiedbackground.com
($15)

Student acquired prior to clinical with Hep B
Starting 2014 immunizations will be documented at certifiedbackground.com
($15)

Passing Grade

80% or B-

80% or B-

Drug Test / BCI Completed between 6/1 and orientation Completed between 6/1 and orientation

Certification

National Registry then UT-BEMS

National Registry, then UT-BEMS, WYOEMS

Academic Advising

Dumke College of Health Professions

801-626-6136

healthprofessions@weber.edu

Dumke College of Health Professions

801-626-6136

healthprofessions@weber.edu

 

 


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