Program:  Emergency Medical Services


Academic Year: 2008-2009                Completed by: John Gosford                          Date:  December 19, 2008


*Mission:  The mission of the Emergency Medical Services program at Lake City Community College is to prepare students to be employed as an Emergency Medical Services professional upon completion of the training program.







Intended Outcomes

(Program Outcomes/Goals)

Student Learning Outcomes

(Core Skills and Objectives)


Assessment Measures


Performance Criteria/Expected Results

Evaluation & Planned Actions

Use of Results

(Close the Loop)

Perform Patient Care Procedures, to include those responsibilities typically assigned to EMTs and paramedics in the pre-hospital field.



Graduates will demonstrate program competency on the EMS licensure exam.


EMT and Paramedic exam results.

Eighty five percent (85%) of graduates who sit for an EMS licensure exam will pass on their first attempt.


55% of the EMT graduates and 100% of the Paramedic graduates passed the licensure exam on the first attempt.

1. Offer review to prepare students for the state exams

2. Revise current exams to better align with state exam requirements.

3. Implement computer based training in the final exams.

Students will gain skills necessary to become employed in the healthcare profession.

Students who complete one or more certificates will be employed in the field within six months of graduation

Student surveys and student contacts indicating employment.

Ninety percent (90%) of responding students will report that they were employed in the field within six months of graduation.

100% of students reported they were employed in health care within 6 months of graduation or were enrolled in allied health education.

1. Work with area employers to offer career placement opportunities.

2. Increase contact with employers for tracking purposes.

3. Increase career and/or continuing education advising services for students.


Graduating students will be satisfied with the program.


Students will report satisfaction with the level of knowledge and skills gained upon completion of the program



Student satisfaction surveys which are administered at the end of the EMT and Paramedic programs.

Eighty percent (80%) of the returned EMT and Paramedic graduate Surveys will demonstrate program satisfaction at an average or higher level.

100% of the returned graduate surveys reported satisfaction with the program.