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CAAHEP Accreditation

Accreditation Information

The Palomar College Paramedic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). (#600177)

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756

Palomar College Paramedic Program is an approved Paramedic Training Program by California Emergency Medical Service Authority and San Diego County Emergency Medical Services.  Documents proving we are accredited can be found at the following websites:

Training Programs – California

EMS Corps EMT Training Program. Service To. Employees only. Contact. Elsie Kusel. Phone Ext. (510) 481-4197. Address. 1000 San Leandro Blvd.

CAAHEP – Find an Accredited Program

Status: Initial Initial Accreditation Date: 1/16/2020 Degrees: Baccalaureate, Program Outcomes Unavailable Program Director: Ehtesham Ahmed Shariff MD Phone: (055) 655-7191 View Award Letter

Complaint Policy

If  student wish to file a complaint against the program with CAAHEP, they can find that information by clicking on the link below:

CAAHEP – Complaint Policy

The complaint should demonstrate that reasonable efforts have been made to resolve the complaint, or alternatively that such efforts would be unavailing. When received by CAAHEP, complaints are transmitted within five working days to the chairperson and staff of the appropriate CoA for consideration. When received by the chair or staff of a CoA …

National Registry Outcomes

 NATIONAL REGISTRY OUTCOMES 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
National Registry Written Exam Pass Rates 100% 100% 87.5% 100% 93.6%
National Registry Skills Exam Pass Rates 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Program Retention Rates 82% 84.4% 97% 70.5% 69.1%
Positive Placement 99% 97% 87.5% 98.2% 97.9%