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300-F1 Combat Paramedic Program (CPP)

The United States Army Combat Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, it is a status CoAEMSP Policies and Procedures for Programs 8 Approved by the CoAEMSP Board of Directors May 7, 2021 signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT`s Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation. To contact CoAEMSP: 214-703-8445 www.coaemsp.org(external link).

Scope:

 The Combat Paramedic Program is a 30 week program of instruction designed to take EMT level Combat Medical Specialists 68W in the ranks of PFC to SFC and prepare them for National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians - Paramedic examination while educating them to have an extended scope of practice designed to meet the needs of current and future operating environments. This course is fully sponsored by the Uniformed Services University – College of Allied Health Sciences and generates 47 credits towards an Associate of Science in Health Sciences (ASHS) Degree in Emergency Medical Services (Army Paramedic).

Purpose:

 • Create an operationally focused, national registry certified advanced enlisted provider.

 • Prepare medically informed critical thinkers for the challenges of MDO / LSCO / Independent Duty.

 Goal:

 • 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 Technicians and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels.

 • CAAHEP Accredited Paramedic Programs and CoAEMSP Letter of Review (LoR) Programs track and report outcome measures annually to the Committee on Accreditation for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

The most current CoAEMSP Annual Report was for the calendar year 2020.

The most recent success rate for the National Registry of EMT Paramedic Cognitive exam was 100%.

The most recent positive placement rate for graduates was 100%. Positive placement is defined by the CoAEMSP as ‘Employed full or part-time in a related field and/or continuing his/her education and/or serving in the military’. Positive placement is measured at completion of the program.

The most recent retention rate was 79.3%

 

 

More Information:

Detailed information can be found at https://www.atrrs.army.mil search “300-F1 (P)”

E-mail for general questions: usarmy.jbsa.medical-coe.mbx.combat-paramedic-course1@mail.mil

Phone number for general questions: 210-295-0671 or 210-295-0571