LP Research Resources September 26, 2016

St. John’s University EMS Institute

The St. John’s University EMS courses take place at the Dr. Andrew J. Bartilucci Center, which is located at 175-05 Horace Harding Expressway in Fresh Meadows, New York. The campus is located right off the Long Island Expressway near the Utopia Way exit. Francis Lewis High School is across the street from the center and the Kissena Park Golf course is not far away.

Program Schedule

The paramedic courses program offered through St. John’s University is a 1250 plus hour program that is divided into lab sessions, didactic learning, field experiences and field internships. There are 560 hours of separate clinical rotations that take place on ambulances, Adult and Pediatric ED, Trauma ED, operating rooms, ICU, Cath and phlebotomy labs, labor and deliver, psychiatry, medical examiner’s office, and CCU.

The EMS programs offered through the university use an online interactive learning system that allow students to take exams and quizzes either at home or at the computer lab on their own time.

Program Prerequisites

Students that wish to enroll in the paramedic training program offered through the university need to have a high school diploma or equivalent, EMT basic certification, and experience in the EMS field. Prospective students must provide a physical examination from a doctor stating they are in general good health and can perform the required duties. An application form must be completed online and a drug screening and complete background check will be required.

Students will take an online open enrollment screening examination results will be mailed to the student. The cost of the examination is $100 and is non-refundable. An interview will be scheduled after completing the examination. During the interview test results will be discussed. In addition, the oral interview will include discussion about work experience. Communication and attitude toward the profession will be noted.

Contact Information

For more information about the program contact Cathy Cotroneo, Administrative Assistant by phone at (718) 990-8436 or by email: cotronec@stjohns.edu.