Paramedicine Technology
Ogeechee Technical College
 

 

Meet the Faculty

 Josh Kaiser, Paramedicine Technology Program Director
Joshua Kaiser

Paramedicine Technology Program Director

Level III EMS Instructor

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

Joshua Kaiser is from Statesboro, Georgia. He graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Writing and Linguistics. Later that same year, he completed the EMT-Intermediate program at Rescue Training Inc. in Savannah, Georgia. He began working as an EMT in January of 2009 for Bulloch County EMS and then in 2010 for Screven County EMS. He went on to earn his Paramedic certification and licensure while working for both services. At Screven County EMS, Josh worked as the supervising Captain who was responsible for all field training in addition to managing daily shift operations. He obtained his Level III EMS Instructor certification prior to becoming the Paramedicine Technology Program Director for Ogeechee Technical College in April 2017.  Josh enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife, Kimberly, and their two beautiful children, Sophie and Miles.

 


Frank Killebrew

Paramedicine Technology Instructor

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

Frank Killebrew is originally from Baker County, Georgia. He completed the EMT Program at Bainbridge College in 1993. In 1997 Frank earned his Paramedic Certificate from Darton College in Albany, Georgia. Frank has worked in a variety of EMS settings including rural, urban, critical care and even aboard offshore oil platforms. He received his Level II EMS Instructor License from the Georgia State Office of EMS & Trauma in 2008. Frank taught as an adjunct instructor at Bainbridge College prior to coming to Ogeechee Technical College in 2012. Since arriving at Ogeechee Technical College, Frank has continued work towards a Bachelor’s degree in Health Education at Ashford University while also earning a Level III EMS Instructor License from the Georgia State Office of EMS & Trauma in 2013.

EMS Diploma Licensure

Successful completion of the program allows graduates to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians EMT certification examination and apply for Georgia licensure as an EMT or the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians AEMT certification examination and app;y for Georgia licensure as an AEMT. Criminal background checks and drug screens may be required based on the requirements for participation in clinical experience for both programs.

Program Goals

  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.

 
 
   

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


Emergency Professions Diploma

This is a three-semester program which is divided into two parts. The first two semesters prepare the student to provide basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. After successful completion of Spring Semester the students are eligible for testing at the National Registry EMT Level. Summer Semester prepares students to provide basic and limited advanced emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. After successful completion of Summer Semester the students are eligible for testing at the National Registry Advanced EMT Level.

 

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


Gainful Employment Disclosures


EMS Professions Diploma* (EP12) 510904
Emergency Medical Responder Certificate (EB71) 510904
Emergency Medical Technician Certificate (EMJ1) 510904
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Certificate (EMH1) 510904

 

 

 

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