The curriculum for MassBay’s EMT and Paramedicine programs follows the requirements set by the Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS), and all guidelines set by the NHTSA: National EMS Education Standards, Instructional Guidelines, and the National EMS Scope of Practice Model. All courses include application and instruction in the most current Massachusetts EMS Statewide Treatment Protocols. In addition, students participate in clinical and field experiences at the appropriate level to prepare for entry-level practice.
Program Effectiveness Data
Paramedicine at MassBay
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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) accredits MassBay Community College to offer EMT and Paramedic programs.
Office of Emergency Medical Services
99 Chauncy Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02111
Additionally, the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), upon recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Profession (CoAEMSP), has awarded accreditation to the Paramedic Program.
For more information regarding MassBay’s accreditation, click below or contact CAAHEP:
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions
8301 Lakeview Parkway
Rowlett, TX 75088.
MassBay’s EMS Advisory Committee
MassBay’s EMS Department has an Advisory Committee, which meets biannually. The role of the Committee is to assist the EMS Programs and sponsor personnel in formulating and periodically revising appropriate goals and learning domains, monitoring the needs and expectations, ensuring program responsiveness to change and reviewing and endorsing the program's minimum numbers of patient contacts.
- Zachary Kramer, MD, Attending Physician Chief of Emergency Medicine at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, EMS Medical Director for MBCC
- Brandy Debarge EMT-P, I/C Director of Education and Training Patriot EMS (Current Chair)
- Ed Burman (MWMC and Ashland PD)
- Daniel Nadworthy, DNP, RN, FAEN, Director of Emergency and Patient Care Services (BIDMC - Milton)
- Colleen Coffey (Director, MetroWest College Planning Center)
- Carolyn Parmenter (formerly of Patriot Ambulance)
- John McCarey (Current student)
- Scott Gobar (Graduate)
- Joe Murphy, DBH, NRP, I/C, CCP, CHSE - Program Director
- George Kinahan, EMT-P, I/C - Clinical Coordinator
- EMS Faculty
- Lynne Davis, EdD (Dean of Health Sciences, Sponsor)