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Paramedicine AAS Degree Program Accreditation

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

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


EMT Reports

The EMT reports, in some cases, are combined with the EMS reports. in more recent years 

2004 Report

1999 Report

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.

CAAHEP Website Logo Link

CAAHEP:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
https://www.caahep.org/

 

CoAEMSP Logo Link

CoAEMSP:

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214.703.8445
Fax: (214) 703-8992
https://www.coaemsp.org/

 

 Oregon Health Authority EMS Logo

Oregon Health Authority - DHSEMS:

EMS and Trauma Systems
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 305
Portland, OR 97232

Online Contact Information

 

Campus Contacts:

Dan Koopman

Dean of Instruction
1988 Newmark
Coos Bay  OR  97420

(541) 888-7312

or contact the Accreditation Liaison Officer