The distinct purpose of the HACC Paramedic Program is to prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels We pride ourselves on offering a high quality and challenging curriculum, delivered by some of the best experienced instructors and active ALS providers available. HACC's Paramedic Program prepares students for the National Registry Paramedic Certification (NR-P) and certification by the Pennsylvania Department of Health as a Paramedic.
Paramedics perform various duties, including (but not limited to):
- Administer emergency medications
- Introduce intravenous and intraosseous lines
- Obtain and interpret electrocardiographs (ECGs) and administer electrical therapy
- Perform advanced airway management
- Recognize, assess and treat medical and traumatic emergencies
- Provide solutions to complex problems in stressful environments
- 92.3% of our students passed the NREMT/State Written Exam.
- 74.3% of our students successfully completed the program.
- 92.3% of our students found a job in the field.
What can I do as a paramedic in the workforce?
Average Annual Salary
What are HACC’s classes like?
The paramedic program is offered in Daytime or Evening Programs. These classes consists of in-person classes, online work, and clinical rotations.
Clinical Requirements:View our Clinical FAQs here! (pdf)
- 100 Emergency Department Clinical Hours
- 250 EMS Field Internship Hours
- 32 Specialty Clinical Hours (i.e. ICU/OR)
Where are classes held?
In-person classes are offered at the Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center on HACC’s Harrisburg Campus.
Day Key: U=Sunday, M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, H=Thursday, F=Friday, and S=Saturday