Paramedic Program

Anderson Hospital’s Paramedic program starts in January of every year. This is a 16 month intense program that typically meets for 4 hours every Tuesday and Thursday, with many additional lab days. The Anderson Paramedic Program is CAAHEP Accredited.

Enrollment is handled through Southwestern Illinois Collage and typically begins in August.

2017 Paramedic Program Schedule:


Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Orientation 8:00 AM AH ‐ Cafeteria Back Brad

Thursday, January 12, 2017 Computers / Wiki / Blackboard 8:00 AM SWIC ‐ Other

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 EMT ‐ SOG Review 1:00 PM AH ‐ Cafeteria Back

Thursday, January 19, 2017 EMS Safety, well being, and public health 1:00 PM AH ‐ Cafeteria

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Legal, Regulatory, Ethics, Document, EMS, Comm 1:00 PM AH ‐ Computer Lab
Thursday, January 26, 2017 CPR 1:00 PM AH ‐ Educ ‐ 2

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Anatomy and Physiology 1:00 PM AH ‐ Educ 1

Thursday, February 02, 2017 Anatomy and Physiology 1:00 PM AH ‐ POB 1

Tuesday, February 07, 2017 Anatomy and Physiology & Pathophysiology 1:00 PM AH ‐ Educ 1

Thursday, February 09, 2017 Anatomy and Physiology & Pathophysiology 1:00 PM AH ‐ Cafeteria Back
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Anatomy and Physiology & Pathophysiology 1:00 PM AH ‐ Educ 1

Thursday, February 16, 2017 SKILLS DAY 8:00 AM SWIC ‐ Lab

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Med Administration 1:00 PM AH ‐ Educ 1

Thursday, February 23, 2017 Skill Day:IV Administration/Fluid Calculations 8:00 AM AH ‐ POB 3

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 Lifespan Development & Critical Thinking 1:00 PM AH ‐ Educ 1

Thursday, March 02, 2017 Patient Assessments / IV Practical 1:00 PM AH ‐ Educ 1

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 Patient Assessment ‐ Introduction to STAN 8:00 AM SWIC ‐ Lab

Thursday, March 09, 2017 Airway Management & Ventilation 1:00 PM AH ‐ POB 3

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Airway Management & Ventilation 1:00 PM AH ‐ POB 1

Thursday, March 23, 2017 Skills Day: Airway Management 8:00 AM SWIC ‐ Lab

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Midterm Review & Airway Skills 1:00 PM AH ‐ Educ 1

Thursday, March 30, 2017 Midterm & Evaluations 1:00 PM SWIC ‐ Other

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 Trauma Systems & MOI 1:00 PM AH ‐ Educ 1

Thursday, April 06, 2017 Skills Day 8:00 AM SWIC ‐ Other

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Bleeding 1:00 PM AH ‐ Educ 1

Thursday, April 13, 2017 Orthopedic Trauma 1:00 PM AH ‐ POB 5

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Burns 1:00 PM AH ‐ Educ 1

Thursday, April 20, 2017 Face & Neck Trauma and Burns 1:00 PM AH ‐ Educ 1

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Head & Spinal Trauma 1:00 PM AH ‐ Educ 1

Thursday, April 27, 2017 Chest Trauma 1:00 PM AH ‐ POB 5

Tuesday, May 02, 2017 Abdominal & Genitourinary Trauma 1:00 PM AH ‐ Educ 1

Thursday, May 04, 2017 Soft Tissue Injury 1:00 PM AH ‐ POB 1

Tuesday, May 09, 2017 Trauma Assessments / Team Leader 8:00 AM

Thursday, May 11, 2017 Critical Thinking 1:00 PM

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Final Exam Preparation 1:00 PM

Thursday, May 18, 2017 Final Exam / Practical / Evaluations 1:00 PM

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Pharmacology ‐ Regulation, source, control 1:00 PM

Thursday, May 25, 2017 Pharmacology ‐ Pathophysiology 1:00 PM

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Pharmacology ‐ Cells and Fluids 1:00 PM

Thursday, June 01, 2017 Pharmacology ‐ Medication Lab & Calculations 1:00 PM

Tuesday, June 06, 2017 Pharmacology ‐ Medications Administration 1:00 PM

Thursday, June 08, 2017 Pharmacology ‐ Emergency Medications 1:00 PM

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Pharmacology ‐ Emergency Medications 1:00 PM

Thursday, June 15, 2017 Medication Lab 1:00 PM

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Medication Lab / Skills / Calculations 1:00 PM

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 SKILLS DAY 8:00 AM

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Cardiology ‐ Introduction 1:00 PM

Thursday, June 29, 2017 Cardiology ‐ Cardiac Monitoring 1:00 PM

Thursday, July 06, 2017 Cardiology 1:00 PM

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Cardiology ‐ 12 Lead 1:00 PM

Thursday, July 13, 2017 Cardiology ‐ Basic Rhythm Interpretation 1:00 PM

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Cardiology ‐ Treating Dysrhythmias 1:00 PM

Thursday, July 20, 2017 Cardiology / Capnography 1:00 PM

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Cardiology / Pharmacology Exam Review ‐ STAN 1:00 PM

Thursday, July 27, 2017 Final Exam 1:00 PM

Tuesday, August 01, 2017 EMS206 Practical Exam 8:00 AM

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 OB / GYN & Gynecologic Emergencies 1:00 PM

Thursday, August 17, 2017 OB Skills Lab 1:00 PM

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Neonatal Care, Pediatric Emergencies 1:00 PM

Thursday, August 24, 2017 Patient Assessments 8:00 AM

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Respiratory 1:00 PM

Thursday, August 31, 2017 HEENT / Infectious Disease 1:00 PM

Tuesday, September 05, 2017 Neurological Emergencies 1:00 PM

Thursday, September 07, 2017 Genitourinary & Renal Emergencies, Hematology 1:00 PM

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 PALS Review 1:00 PM

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 ACLS 8:00 AM

Thursday, September 14, 2017 ACLS 8:00 AM

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 GI, Endocrine, & Environmental 1:00 PM

Thursday, September 21, 2017 SKILLS DAY 8:00 AM

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Responding to Code & The Critical Patient/ACLS Rev 1:00 PM

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Tuesday, October 03, 2017 Final Exam Review 1:00 PM

Thursday, October 05, 2017 Final Exam 1:00 PM

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 SKILLS DAY 8:00 AM

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 PALS 8:00 AM

Thursday, October 12, 2017 PALS 8:00 AM

Thursday, October 19, 2017 Geriatrics 1:00 PM

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Psychiatric Emergencies 1:00 PM

Thursday, October 26, 2017 Patient Assessments 8:00 AM

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Toxicology / Evaluations 1:00 PM

Thursday, November 02, 2017 Radio Reports Practical 1:00 PM

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 SKILLS DAY 8:00 AM

Thursday, November 09, 2017 Transportation & Crime Scene 1:00 PM

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 ICS & Vehicle Extrication 1:00 PM

Thursday, November 16, 2017 Start Triage: Jump Start 8:00 AM

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 HazMat, Terrorism, Disaster Response 1:00 PM

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Practical Skills Day 8:00 AM

Thursday, November 30, 2017 Final Exam Review 1:00 PM

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 FINAL EXAM 1:00 PM

Thursday, December 07, 2017 PRACTICAL EVALUATION Practice 1:00 PM

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 PRACTICAL EVALUATION ########

Thursday, December 14, 2017 PRACTICAL EVALUATION ########