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In March 2018, the Emergency Medical Services-Paramedic program was awarded continuing accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The next scheduled site visit is in 2023.
The EMS programs meet or exceeds...
EMS Paramedicine Reports
Next Visit: 2023
2020 Paramedicine Program Outcomes
2018 Report - report available by contacting the Accreditation Liaison Officer
2014 Report - State Report
2012 Report - Initial EMS Report and EMT
2009 Report - EMT and Paramedic
The EMT reports, in some cases, are combined with the EMS reports. in more recent years
For additional report information contact the Accreditation Liaison Officer.
The EMS programs meet or exceeds the required skills and knowledge as set forth by the National EMS Education Standards and the Oregon Health Authority DHS-EMS division. Programs are currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and the Oregon Health Authority DHSEMS. Each Committee on Accreditation (CoA) in the CAAHEP system works directly with programs in its discipline (CoAEMSP for Paramedicine) throughout the accreditation process.
Southwestern began offering the two-year EMT-Paramedic Degree in Fall 2008. The first on-site visit for program approval took place on May 28 and 29, 2009. In March of 2019, the Emergency Medical Services-Paramedic program was awarded continuing accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The next scheduled site visit is in 2023.
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158Clearwater, FL 33763https://www.caahep.org/
Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312Rowlett, TX 75088214.703.8445Fax: (214) 703-8992https://www.coaemsp.org/
Oregon Health Authority - DHSEMS:
EMS and Trauma Systems800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 305Portland, OR 97232
Online Contact Information
Campus Contacts:Dan Koopman
Dean of Instruction1988 NewmarkCoos Bay OR 97420
or contact the Accreditation Liaison Officer