EMT/Paramedic Training Programs
Training to become a Paramedic is one of the best ways to enter the emergency medical services healthcare field. Fortis conveniently offers paramedic training at schools in Alabama and Georgia.
The Fortis Paramedic Training Program is a comprehensive course of study that balances traditional classroom instruction with real-world hands-on skill development. Experienced and dedicated faculty work to help students gain the knowledge and skills they need to It is intentionally designed to equip students with the skills necessary to provide emergency medical care so they can pursue a career working with an ambulance service, fire department, or hospital after graduation.
Those who work in Emergency Medical Services are essential members of the healthcare team. Paramedics provide on-the-scene care for patients who need help, become ill or are injured in accidents. These patients’ lives often depend upon the quick reactions and competent care provided by these professionals. Often working for fire departments, ambulance services, or hospitals, paramedics respond to emergency calls, provide emergency medical services and transport patients to medical facilities.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of these “first responders” is projected to grow more than 20 percent over the next decade, which is much faster than the average for all occupations.
Paramedic Program at Fortis
The Fortis Paramedic program is built upon a comprehensive curriculum that balances traditional classroom instruction with real-world hands-on skill development. Taught by experienced and dedicated faculty, students learn in lecture classrooms, medical and computer laboratories, and in off-site hospital environments. We also have a full range of medical first responder equipment and fully equipped ambulances for real-world hands-on training.
Upon completion of the Paramedic program at Fortis, students will be able to prepare for licensure to properly assess, manage, and transport patients at an Advanced Life Support Level of competence.
Take the Next Step
Excited about becoming a paramedic? Do not wait any longer! Enroll in one of our Paramedic training programs today. Contact us to learn more about our programs, discuss any questions you may have, and find out how to get started. Reach us via phone, email, or live online chat.
* Contact local campus for licensure requirements