LP Research Resources December 6, 2016

Delaware County Community College Paramedic Program

Delaware County Community College is located at 901 S. Media Line Road in Media, Pennsylvania. The campus sits just off highway 252. Chesterbrook Academy sits right next to the campus and the Springton Tennis Club is nearby as well.

Program Schedule

Students that wish to attend the paramedic program as offered through the Delaware County Community College are expected to go through the program in sequence. The course consists of 40 core credit hours and eight credits combining anatomy and physiology. In order to continue through the program a student must maintain a grade of a C or better in all classes. The paramedic training program takes place over six semesters.

Program Prerequisites

Students wishing to participate in the paramedic program offered through the college must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma. Students must also take and pass the Delaware County Community College placement examination. Certification as an EMT-basic and CPR at a health care provider level are required.

Once a student is accepted into the program they will be expected to submit a criminal background check, a clear child abuse background check, a medical physical, a clean drug test, and show verification of current medical health insurance before entering the second semester of the program. Students will be admitted into the program by the Director of Emergency Services Education.

Contact Information

For more information about the program and the application process you may contact the program director, Elaine Karr by phone at 610-723-4012. She can be reached by email through the schools website at https://www.dccc.edu/user/237/contact_form.