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Our Courses

Accredited Training Programs

Our certified EMS and Paramedic courses provide the full spectrum of emergency service training for individuals pursuing a career path in emergency services. These entry-level and advanced training courses prepare students for jobs in a variety of settings including ambulance services, or clinic settings such as hospitals. Many graduates take the knowledge gained through these courses as a first step toward pursuing an exciting career in emergency medicine or healthcare.

Paramedic Class Outcomes CAAHEP

Our Mission Statement

The St. Mary Medical Center EMS Training Academy will be the single leader in pre-hospital education in Northwest Indiana by providing high-quality, professional and patient-focused health care education that reflects the needs of our community.

Our Philosophy/Goals Statement

In addition to providing the highest quality pre-hospital education available, St. Mary Medical Center EMS Training Academy places emphasis on personal and professional growth and development, integrity, and professionalism. It is our goal to prepare competent entry level emergency medical providers (EMT, Advanced EMT, and Paramedic) in the cognitive (Knowledge), Psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

In additional to this goal, SMMC will also have the following objectives:

  • Providing students with cognitive, psychomotor, and affective skills necessary to provide the highest quality care to patients in the pre-hospital setting
  • Providing an environment conducive to learning and supporting the student
  • Providing state of the art equipment for students to learn, practice and perfect their skills and knowledge
  • Provide students multiple small group sessions, simulations, skills practice and one-on-one training during didactic instruction
  • Providing the necessary support and/or guidance including counseling, remediation and tutoring
  • Providing access to a wide variety of clinical experiences through affiliation agreements for clinical internships and field rotations
  • Providing passionate faculty that have expertise in pre-hospital care and emergency medical services