The Advanced Paramedic Practitioner BAS is designed to prepare currently certified paramedic for the field of critical care and community paramedicine. This degree path also serves as a pathway to licensure in Colorado. Education provided within the degree will fill the void of current psychiatric education in Emergency Medical System to meet a need within the healthcare system. The degree focuses on interpersonal and interdisciplinary relationships and self-reflection for continued personal growth.
Students must complete a complete an Associates of Applied Science degree with a minimum of 60 credits in Emergency Medical Services, Paramedic before applying to the BAS degree:
Content criteria, competencies, and student learning outcomes associated with the general education courses required for this degree can be found on the Colorado Department of Higher Education website https://highered.colorado.gov/Academics/Transfers/gtPathways/Criteria/Competency/GT-Pathways-Matrix-of-Required-Content-Criteria-and-Competencies-with-Student-Learning-Outcomes.pdf.