Paramedic Program


Saddleback College has offered high quality paramedic education since 1988.  The program is full time and is completed in approximately 6.5 months.

PM 220   Didactic and Skills     Class meets Monday-Friday for
                                                     approximately 12 weeks.
PM 230   Hospital Clinical          Individual 12 hr. shift  schedules
                                                     are followed for approximately 5 .
PM 240    Field Internship        Students are assigned to a local
                                                     preceptor team for 24 or 48 hour
                                                     shifts for approximately 11 weeks.


Alicia Kirk Barbara Penland
HSHS Program Specialist
Paramedic and EMS Education
(949) 582-4581

Barbara Penland, M.A., R.N. Barbara Penland
Professor, Faculty
Emergency Medical Services
(949) 582-4385

Randy Hardick NREMT-P, B.A.Randy Hardick
Department Chair, Program Director
Emergency Medical Services
(949) 582-4819




The Saddleback Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education
Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs
for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

To contact CAAHEP:
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL. 33756

To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
(214) 703-8845
FAX (214) 703-8992