Licensed in Texas and accredited by CAAHEP/COAEMSP. Training to the current Paramedic standards set by the National Registry of EMTs. PERCOMOnline’s hybrid paramedic program is one of the first of its kind, and continues to train highly qualified professionals to this day.
OCCUPATIONAL RISKS FOR PARAMEDICS AND PARAMEDIC STUDENTS
Emergency Medical Services can be a very dangerous place. EMS Personnel and Students may come in contact with all sorts of potential threats or dangers that could place them at higher risk for illness or injury. Some of these potential dangers can even be in the lab/classroom, while others are more likely to be encountered during rotations or after the graduate enters the workforce. Students and graduates should always maintain a high index of situational awareness and take appropriate precautions to protect themselves, other students, other personnel, and bystanders when indicated. Some of the potential risks include but are not limited to:
- Verbal threats/aggression
- Motor vehicle crashes
- Infectious disease
- Lifting injuries
- Sprains and strains
- Psychological trauma
- Hazardous chemical exposure
Remember, stay aware and protect yourself and others.