Paramedicine Program Granted Initial Accreditation

Posted on Oct 25, 2023 at 17:00 PM

OTC Paramedicine Students with ambulance SimulatorOgeechee Technical College’s Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic program program was found to be in compliance with accreditation Standards and Guidelines and were granted initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The next evaluation of the program is scheduled to occur no later than 2028.

“I am extremely proud that our program has achieved its initial accreditation status during our site visit from the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP),” said Paramedicine Technology program director, Chris Page. “This remarkable accomplishment reflects our unwavering commitment to delivering the highest standards of education and training to our students. It is a testament to the dedication of our instructors, the hard work of our students, the real-world training at our clinical sites, and the enduring support of our institution. With this accreditation, we continue to set the bar for quality in paramedicine education, ensuring our graduates are prepared to save lives and make a lasting impact in the field. 

The Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) conducts comprehensive and annual reviews of the program’s compliance with the Standards and submits recommendations regarding accreditation status to CAAHEP. CoAEMSP monitors the program’s outcomes through the program’s annual report and supporting documentation (Standard IV.B.). Profession specific CAAHEP Standards and Guidelines can be found on the website,

About Ogeechee Technical College:

Ogeechee Technical College (OTC) is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia. OTC provides studentā€centered academic and occupational programs and support services at the associate degree, diploma, and certificate levels. OTC utilizes traditional and distance education methodologies in state-of-the-art facilities while supporting adult education, continuing education, and customized business and industry workforce training. Visit for more information.

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