Emergency Medical Services

Health & Education Division

Emergency Medical Services

Program Next Offered in Fall 2020

Degree Options

Program Information

Kishwaukee College, in coordination with Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital, offers both degree and certificate options for EMS Training. 

Program Goals

The Kishwaukee College EMT-Paramedic program maintains the minimum goal to prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels.

2017 Paramedic Program Outcomes

State Exam Pass Rate:  100%
Retention:  81.3%
Positive Job Placement:  100%

Application Forms:

EMS 107 (EMT Basic):  No application forms needed before registration. 

Paramedic Program:  Follow this link for forms that are required to be filled out before being accepted into the program.

Individuals and returning past paramedic students applying to the paramedic program who are with an agency in the Kish Health EMS System will get preference over all other applicants. Applicants outside the Kish Health EMS System will be considered for acceptance if spots are available.

Career Cluster Health Science
This program is part of the Health Science Career Cluster.

Occupational Information

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) are found in many careers across the nation. EMTs are multi-skilled emergency care providers, dedicated to patient care management in emergency situations. EMT training can help prepare you to work in:

  • Ambulance Service
  • Emergency Room Departments
  • Urgent Care Facilities
  • Fire Departments
  • Law Enforcement

The Kishwaukee College EMS Program, provided in collaboration with Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital EMS System, is accredited through the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs (CAAHEP), with peer review conducted by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214-703-8445 
FAX 214-703-8992
www.coaemsp.org

Contact Information

Anthony Woodson, Program Coordinator
815-756-1521 x 153613
anthony.woodson@nm.org

Chase Budziak
Dean, Office of Instruction
Office: B1309
cbuziak@kish.edu