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Welcome to the Emergency Medical Education Department

Due to COVID-19

Our EME office at the Escondido Center will remain closed until further notice

Please check out our EME FAQ page for additional information!

We encourage students to check your Palomar student email and Canvas accounts
for information regarding your classes!
Please visit our menu for information about courses and programs offered leading to careers in the
Emergency Medical Service field

We also offer the following classes:

    • Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC)
    • Paramedic Program:
      • ACLS
      • PEPP
      • PHTLS
      • Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC)
    • Paramedic Accreditation workshops
    • RN to Paramedic Challenge (subject to field availability)
    • EMT Refresher Course
    • EMT Protocol Update Course (as needed)


If you are looking to purchase a San Diego protocol book, you can purchase it directly from their website @

Direct link to the protocol books

For information on the Palomar Fire Academy or other Fire courses, contact the Fire Technology Department at (760) 744-1150 x1704 or visit their web site at

For General Information on starting a career in EMS in San Diego County, please refer to the following web site.

Click the “Palomar Powered” link directly below to view a pathway of courses leading to both Fire and Paramedic Academies!

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