The Advanced Paramedic Practitioner BAS is designed to prepare currently certified paramedic for the field of critical care and community paramedicine. This degree path also serves as a pathway to licensure in Colorado. Education provided within the degree will fill the void of current psychiatric education in Emergency Medical System to meet a need within the healthcare system. The degree focuses on interpersonal and interdisciplinary relationships and self-reflection for continued personal growth.
Students must complete a complete an Associates of Applied Science degree with a minimum of 60 credits in Emergency Medical Services, Paramedic before applying to the BAS degree
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the Advanced Paramedic Practitioner degree program, students should be able to:
Employ cognitive and technical skills to evaluate and synthesize complex ideas, concepts, and theories in a paramedic practitioner environment
Utilize communication, collaboration, and clinical reasoning skills in professional paramedic practice
Reflect critically on medical knowledge, research principles and methods to demonstrate mastery as a paramedic practitioner
Use high level self-management skills to operate in complex and dynamic paramedic practitioner setting