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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

KEMSA

Admission Requirements for the EMT Paramedic Associate Degree Program

  1. The Paramedic Associate Degree Program will not discriminate in its admission policies on the basis of sex, race, national origin, religion, or sexual preference.
  2. All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements and provide documentation prior to beginning the program.
    • Be a currently certified EMT or AEMT.
    • Hold a high school diploma or equivalent.
    • Be at least 18 years of age.
    • Be able to pass the state required background check.

Throughout the program, students will learn and demonstrate competence in many advanced emergency medical topics such as pathophysiology, pharmacology, assessment, trauma, medical emergencies, cardiology, pediatrics, geriatrics, special operations, and critical care.

A required field internship is the final component of the program, where students progress from participants to team leaders in a supervised setting.

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 Last Modified 9/25/14