We provide the training necessary to give you the knowledge, skills, and ability to make critical decisions when seconds count.

The Blessing program is 13 to 14 months long, and upon completion of program requirements, the student is eligible to take either the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) paramedic exam or the Illinois paramedic licensing exam.

Students also earn either a Paramedicine Certificate (39 credit hours) or an Associate’s Degree in Paramedicine (64 credit hours) in conjunction with John Wood Community College.

Quincy Area EMS Policy and Procedure Manual

EMS System Entry and Licensure

EMS Licensure Courses

EMS Continuing Education Opportunities