Paramedicine Technology
Ogeechee Technical College
 

 

Meet the Faculty

 
Chris Page

Paramedicine Technology Program Director

Level III EMS Instructor

Office: Rm 550
Health Science South Bldg.
912.871.8551
cpage@ogeecheetech.edu

Chris Page is from Swainsboro, Georgia. He graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a Minor in Finance. After a brief period in the finance industry, Chris took a job with the Statesboro Fire Department in 2011. In 2015, Chris earned his EMT license from Rescue Training in Savannah, Georgia and began working at Emanuel County EMS and Screven County EMS. He went on to earn his Paramedic certification and licensure in 2016 while working both services. After obtaining his paramedic license, Chris started working at Bulloch County EMS where he continues to work part time. Chris holds multiple instructor licenses including GA Level III Instructor, BLS, ACLS, and PALS Instructor, and he is a NAEMT Instructor for AMLS and PHTLS. Chris is a active member of GEMSA and NAEMT. Chris lives in Statesboro with his wife, Katie, and their two children, Wilt and Finley. In his spare time, Chris enjoys spending time with his family and being outdoors.


Matthew Parr
Paramedicine Technology Instructor

Level III EMS Instructor

Office: Rm 581
Health Science South Bldg.
912.688.6978
mparr@ogeecheetech.edu

 

Matthew Parr is a level III instructor from Jefferson, GA who has 15 years of experience in EMS.  He completed his EMT-Intermediate licensure in 2004 from Lanier Technical College and started working part-time with Jackson County EMS. After obtaining his associate’s degree in Paramedicine in 2008, Matthew began working full-time with Jackson County EMS, where he worked until 2016.  In 2016, Matthew moved to Statesboro. After moving to Statesboro, he spent a brief period with Effingham County EMS before accepting a full time position with Bulloch County EMS. Matthew lives in Bulloch County with his wife Allison and their two children, Kelly and Jesse.  In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.


Heather Reddick

Paramedicine Technology Instructor

Office: Rm 549
Health Science South Bldg.
912.871.8552
hreddick@ogeecheetech.edu

Heather Reddick is from Brooklet, Georgia. She completed the EMT-Intermediate program at Ogeechee Technical College in 2010 and began working as an EMT-I at Screven County EMS in 2011. She went on to attain her Paramedic Certificate through Rescue Training Inc. in 2012. At Screven County EMS, She worked as a Lieutenant-Paramedic and managed Continued Quality Improvement. In 2017, she earned her Level III Instructor license, and she joined OTC as a full-time faculty in January 2018. Heather resides in Screven County with her husband, Cody, and their two daughters, Bristol and Baylee.

Program Goals

The Emergency Professions Diploma are:

1. Program students will demonstrate competency in basic and advanced emergency medical equipment.

2. Program graduates will be employable and will meet the needs of the community.

3. Program students will possess knowledge necessary to provide patient care and transport.

4. Program students will possess the skills necessary for critical thinking and problem solving in the emergency medicine career.

The Paramedicine Technology program goals are: “To prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.”

Program Outcomes

The Paramedic diploma program did not have a graduating cohort for 2017 and therefore does not have program outcomes to report for calendar year 2017.

Accreditation

The Ogeechee Technical College Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP Executive Office). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status; it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT’s Paramedic credentialing examination(s); however it is not a guarantee of eventual accreditation.
 
To contact CoAEMSP Executive Office:
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
(214) 703-8445
Fax (214) 703-8992
www.coaemsp.org
 
 
   

Programs of Study


EMS Professions Diploma*
Paramedicine Diploma*
Emergency Medical Responder Certificate
Emergency Medical Technician Certificate
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Certificate

*Denotes Title IV eligible program (PELL).

 

Program Purpose Statement


The purpose of the Ogeechee Technical College Paramedicine Technology program is to prepare competent entry-level graduates at all prehospital care provider levels in order to assist meeting the health care needs of the community. The program provides classroom, laboratory, and clinical training to adequately ensure graduates are prepared in the cognitive, psychomotor and affective domains as entry-level providers.

 

Program Courses


EMSP 1010 - Emergency Medical Responder
EMSP 1110 - Introduction to EMT Profession
EMSP 1120 - Assessment, Airway Management and Pharmacology
EMSP 1130 - Medical Emergencies for the EMT
EMSP 1140 - Special Patient Populations
EMSP 1150 - Trauma Emergencies for the EMT
EMSP 1160 - Clinical Applications for the EMT
EMSP 1510 - Advanced Concepts for the AEMT
EMSP 1520 - Advanced Patient Care for the AEMT
EMSP 1530 - Clinical Applications for the AEMT
EMSP 1540 - Clinical and Practical Applications for the AEMT
EMSP 2110- Foundations of Paramedicine
EMSP 2120- Applications of Pathophysiology
EMSP 2130- Advanced Resuscitative Skills Paramedics
EMSP 2140- Advanced Cardiovascular Concepts
EMSP 2310- Therapeutic Modalities of Cardiovascular Care
EMSP 2320- Therapeutic Modalities of Medical Care
EMSP 2330- Therapeutic Modalities of Trauma Care
EMSP 2340- Therapeutic Modalities for Special Patient Populations
EMSP 2510- Clinical Applications for the Paramedic – I
EMSP 2520- Clinical Applications for the Paramedic – II
EMSP 2530- Clinical Applications for the Paramedic – III
EMSP 2540- Clinical Applications for the Paramedic – IV
EMSP 2550- Clinical Applications for the Paramedic – V
EMSP 2560- Clinical Applications for the Paramedic – VI
EMSP 2570- Clinical Applications for the Paramedic – VII
EMSP 2710- Field Internship for the Paramedic
EMSP 2720- Practical Applications for the Paramedic

 

 

 

 

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