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Make NECC Your First Response to Becoming a Paramedic!


If you are good in a crisis – calm, level headed, and capable of making good decisions quickly – you will thrive as paramedic. NECC’s program will teach you how to provide immediate treatment to people in need, and transport them quickly to clinics, hospitals, and other emergency care centers.

Why Choose NECC?

NECC’s Paramedic Program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the national guidelines for paramedic education. As a graduate you will be eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians exam and be able to pursue a variety of exciting career paths. With this program you will:

  • Learn about human anatomy, physiology, trauma response, and interventions
  • Gain hands-on experience with equipment commonly used by paramedics
  • Benefit from supervised experiences in clinical care settings
  • Sharpen your decision-making and patient care skills
  • Prepare for a career that is emotionally and financially rewarding

Because of NECC

You will graduate as a competent paramedic ready to work in a variety of settings. Upon completion of the program you can:

  • Sit for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians exam
  • Work for ambulance companies, fire departments, or emergency rooms
  • Transfer earned credits to a bachelor’s degree in a related health program at a public or private four-year school, saving thousands of dollars on your degree

 

Quote:

I immediately thought it was great. It is an adrenal rush. I like having the opportunity to provide assistance to people.”

Seth Rohrer


 

Courses, Requirements, and Program Notes

 

Career Paths & Job Market

Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

The broad based skills of the program provide a foundation for a wide range of professional pursuits. See the Bureau of Labor Statistics for job details, market trends, and salary ranges.

Career Paths

Career Paths

Graduates who choose to directly enter the workforce can find employment in:

  • Private ambulance services
  • Fire departments
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS) or hospitals
  • Various other industries that provide emergency services

Contact

Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator

Scott Lancaster, MHA, NR-P, FP-C

Office: LC-303D
Phone: 978-655-5873
Email: slancaster@necc.mass.edu

Clinical Coordinator

Clinical Coordinator

Edward Flanagan, MFA, NR-P, FP-C

Office: LC-303
Phone: 978-655-5872
Email: eflanagan@necc.mass.edu

Additional Information

Accreditation Agency

Accreditation Agency

The NECC Paramedic Technology Program is Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (caahep) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
727-210-2350
CAAHEP website

 

To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway
Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
Phone: (214) 703-8445
Fax: (214) 703-8992
COAEMSP website

2017 Outcomes

2017 Outcomes

NREMT Pass Rate: 78.6%
Retention: 87.5%
Positive Placement: 100%

Required Documents

Criteria Packets
Technical Standards
CORI/CHRI/SORI

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