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BCEMSMEDIC posted on 10/13/2002 8:06:27 PMReply
Paramedic Classes

Can anyone tell me if I can use any of my Paramedic classes to get my Rn degree? And is there anyone out there that has bridged over to Rn from Paramedic?

Buckym posted on 10/14/2002 4:34:33 AMReply
RE: Paramedic Classes

I'm currently a paramedic, and just about to start this program. You need to gather all of your college general ed courses, ie, english, math, psych, etc and see where you stand. Depending on where you took your paramedic, you may have had anat and phys or what ever, and you can apply that. The paramedic cert. makes you elegible to qualify for this program, but may not count as a whole lot of college credit. Remember, this is a college degree, therefore its like most others, you need general ed courses, combined with nursing core courses, to add up to around 60 credits,, make sense?? buck mabile buckyjm35@hotmail.com

Tiffany02 posted on 10/21/2002 1:56:08 PMReply
RE: Paramedic Classes

Is is possible to work as a Paramedic and also be going to school to be a RN?

Adjudikate posted on 10/31/2002 10:46:04 AMReply
RE: Paramedic Classes

Yes, it's possible. I'm a paramedic working full time and taking this program at the same time. I am not progressing as rapidly as I would like, but its hard being a single mom, home responsibilities, working full time and going to school. With me, I take 1 class at a time. I'm fortunate in that I went to school and have one bachelor's degree in which I was required to take a lot of courses in biology/chemistry, etc. I only need to take the micro and whatever nursing courses in order to get my degree.

Felicia Rhodes posted on 11/6/2002 12:40:26 PMReply
RE: Paramedic Classes

I am also a paramedic and i am now enrolled in the program as well as to receive my RN. What EMS do you work with?

Adjudikate posted on 11/14/2002 3:19:17 PMReply
RE: Paramedic Classes

Maryland EMS and you?

noel31 posted on 11/16/2002 3:05:04 PMReply
RE: Paramedic Classes

Is this a Bradley County EMS paramedic. Cleveland, TN.?

susan Quigley posted on 11/16/2002 8:29:34 PMReply
RE: Paramedic Classes

my husband is a paramedic and those courses aren't credited.but your experience will help.I am doing the program i have 15 credits left.if you need any help my email is jamsuex3@yahoo.com
sue

RMondy posted on 12/5/2002 5:43:08 PMReply
RE: Paramedic Classes

Working 24 hour shifts is great for study time. When you arn't takin calls you can study. Depending on where you work and what station you are at.