Frequently Asked Questions
What does a parmedic do?
A paramedic is a medically teducated individual who responds to emergency calls and provides on-scene medical treatment. When necessary, a paramedic also provides transportation to a hospital or emergency medical facility and administers medical treatment while en route. Depending on the location, a paramedic may work for a hospital, private organization, or in many cases, as part of a municipality’s fire department or emergency response team.
What kind of education does a paramedic have to have?
A paramedic required at least an Associate degree. IUPUI offers an Associate degree. Students at IU Kokomo take one year of reuired prerequisites and complete the rest of the degree at IUPUI.