9/4/2015 12:00 AM
COLLEGE STATION - Twenty-four EMS students at the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) have begun their clinical rotations and are on their way to becoming certified EMT-Paramedics.
To reach this point, they completed 153 hours of online courses and 280 hours of classroom training at TEEX. The students will need to successfully complete 600 hours of clinical internships and then take the National Registry exam to earn their certification.
The TEEX Paramedic Program is certified by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The 1,033-hour program is also approved for CEUs by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE). Students may also use their VA Education Benefits for the program.
Learn more about the TEEX Emergency Medical Services Program.