Emergency Medical Education

Paramedic Prep

The Paramedic Prep courses are designed to prepare the EMT-Basic for the Palomar College Paramedic Program.

Students may apply to the Paramedic Program before completing this course as long as the course is completed by the time the Paramedic Program begins.

  • This course will reinforce the student’s skills as an EMT-B.
  • Give a preview of the teaching methods used in the Paramedic Program.
  • Prepare you for the simulations required in the Paramedic Program.

The Paramedic Prep course is three units.  The course is two days a week for six weeks.  There will be a also be a $35.00 online AHA fee for the ALS skills you will be learning.

Please refer to the Palomar College schedule for registration dates and deadlines.


For further information contact EME:

Mary J. Reed, Academic Department Assistant
Palomar College, Escondido Education Center
Emergency Medical Education Department
1951 East Valley Parkway Escondido, CA 92027
760-744-1150 X8150
(760) 432-0353 (Fax)

One Comment

  1. Hello I plan on taking this course next spring. Is there a work experience requirement needed for this course? I’ve been working full time at AMR as an emt since August

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