IU Health LifeLine Paramedic Program

Lifeline ambulance

The IU Health LifeLine Paramedic Program is a 12-month course with a flexible schedule to attend class via face to face and virtual class time.

The paramedic program includes didactic theory, application, demonstration, clinical performance, team learning and immersion into multiple clinical experiences at academic and community facilities.

We will prepare you to be a well-rounded paramedic provider, leader and resource on your healthcare team. Our program is designed around specific specialty practice to expand your critical thinking skills in the care of the community.

The program is for certified EMTs. Cohorts will start twice a year – January and August.

Upcoming Paramedic Class: January 2022

All EMS Courses are registered & approved by:

Indiana Department of Homeland Security
EMS Certifications [E239, IGCS]
302 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, In 46204-2739
317.232.6425
www.in.gov/dhs

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions
8301 Lakeview Parkway
Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214.703.8445

(Letter of Review in process)

Accreditation Agencies

All EMS Courses are registered & approved by:

Indiana Department of Homeland Security
EMS Certifications [E239, IGCS]
302 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, In 46204-2739
317.232.6425
www.in.gov/dhs

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions
8301 Lakeview Parkway
Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214.703.8445

(Letter of Review in process)

IU Health LifeLine is Indiana’s most comprehensive transport team. We provide Critical Care, Air and Ground and ALS/BLS teams to service patient needs. We reach north central Indiana to south central Indiana and from eastern Illinois to western Ohio.

Our IU Health crew members have advanced certifications and are highly trained to treat the most complex patients. To support the IU Health mission we have the most highly skilled and dedicated educators on our staff.

They offer experience and expertise at a state and national level. This allows them to provide the initial and ongoing training needed to deal with the specific needs of our patients. The educational programs we offer to the public are based on the most current national standards. They are also enhanced by our team of medical directors who collectively represent specialties in emergency adult, pediatric and neonatal medicine.

Our mission is guided by the vision of IU Health to make Indiana one of the nation’s healthiest states. Our highly skilled providers offer the best care available designed for the individual needs of our patients. We better serve our patients and our community by helping you learn to provide that care in the prehospital setting. We hold ourselves accountable to make sure all students and staff feel safe, secure and valued in any program that IU Health LifeLine offers.

Why Choose IU Health LifeLine Paramedic Program?

IU Health LifeLine is Indiana’s most comprehensive transport team. We provide Critical Care, Air and Ground and ALS/BLS teams to service patient needs. We reach north central Indiana to south central Indiana and from eastern Illinois to western Ohio.

Our IU Health crew members have advanced certifications and are highly trained to treat the most complex patients. To support the IU Health mission we have the most highly skilled and dedicated educators on our staff.

They offer experience and expertise at a state and national level. This allows them to provide the initial and ongoing training needed to deal with the specific needs of our patients. The educational programs we offer to the public are based on the most current national standards. They are also enhanced by our team of medical directors who collectively represent specialties in emergency adult, pediatric and neonatal medicine.

Our mission is guided by the vision of IU Health to make Indiana one of the nation’s healthiest states. Our highly skilled providers offer the best care available designed for the individual needs of our patients. We better serve our patients and our community by helping you learn to provide that care in the prehospital setting. We hold ourselves accountable to make sure all students and staff feel safe, secure and valued in any program that IU Health LifeLine offers.

  • Must hold an Indiana or NREMT EMT certification
  • Must have a current CPR card for healthcare provider
  • Anatomy & Physiology (either college level or LifeLine’s A&P program).
  • Competency in college-level algebra, English composition (proof of grades) or have taken LifeLine General Aptitude Examination.
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Prerequisite Criteria

  • Must hold an Indiana or NREMT EMT certification
  • Must have a current CPR card for healthcare provider
  • Anatomy & Physiology (either college level or LifeLine’s A&P program).
  • Competency in college-level algebra, English composition (proof of grades) or have taken LifeLine General Aptitude Examination.
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Cost

Tuition for 2022 medic class is $7,500
Additional fees include:

  • $30.00 application fee
  • Background check
  • Drug screen (after acceptance into the program)

Each student is responsible for books and uniform.

Upcoming Paramedic Class: January 2022

How to Apply & Questions

For more information about applying or questions about the program, please contact:

Deanna Wiener-Hawkins
IU Health Paramedic Program Director

Cost & How to Apply

Cost

Tuition for 2022 medic class is $7,500
Additional fees include:

  • $30.00 application fee
  • Background check
  • Drug screen (after acceptance into the program)

Each student is responsible for books and uniform.

Upcoming Paramedic Class: January 2022

How to Apply & Questions

For more information about applying or questions about the program, please contact:

Deanna Wiener-Hawkins
IU Health Paramedic Program Director