The EMS Paramedicine Program at Central Washington University is unique in a number of ways. The Program and associated coursework is very intensive with a considerable emphasis on advanced medical practice; the extensive network of clinical and field affiliates provide a wealth of clinical experiences, but demand considerable travel; the student class of each academic year is a “captured cohort” that matriculates through the Program as a group and is regarded as a dedicated class unique to each academic year; students of the EMS Paramedicine Program undergo markedly extensive incidental education (e.g., certification courses and specialized training in topics of EMS); and all Paramedicine students experience a very intensive clinical experience that demands close contact with patients and required immunizations from disease, just to name a few of the unique attributes.
These unique aspects of the EMS Paramedicine Program imbue a notable burden on its students in the form of additional expenses and time commitments. Having the financial resources to successfully complete the EMS Paramedicine Program at Central Washington University is an important consideration for all prospective candidates. As such, the Program endeavors to disclose, to the greatest extent possible, reasonable cost estimates to its participants.
The following is an approximation of the likely costs associated with participation in the EMS Paramedicine Program based upon current year estimates (please note that some costs are one-time costs, some are for a single academic year, and others include costs for two years in the Major):
|Tuition Total for 1year full-time (3 Quarters each year and 13 to 18 credits/Quarter) for courses in the Major*||$8,555||$19,908|
|Lab Fees for 1st Year||$500||$500|
|Textbooks (for 2 years)||$1,700||$1,700|
|Uniforms (for the 1st year) (3 shirts/3 trousers/1 jacket)||$525||$525|
|Clinical Tracking Program Fees||$150||$150|
|Malpractice Liability Insurance for 1st Year||$20||$20|
|AHA BCLS & ACLS Certifications||$12||$12|
|NREMT- P Practical Exam Fee||$400||$400|
|Medical Document Manager from Certified Background||$97||$97|
|Equipment & Fees (stethoscope, calipers, patches, etc.)||$200||$200|
|Health Status Verifications, Immunizations, Background Checks, Drug Screens, etc.||$500||$500|
|Travel Expenses – Fuel (15,000 miles at $0.53c/mile)||$7,950||$7,950|
If you have any questions, please contact Vickie Ostrow at 509-963-1098 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Tuition for 1 year Full-time (3 Quarters each year and 13-15 credits/Quarter) for courses in the Major*||$8,555||$19,908|
|Online Course Fees (2nd Year Only)||$560||$560|
|Textbooks (for 1 year)||$1,100||$1,100|
This is only an estimate. If you have any questions, please contact Vickie Ostrow at 509-963-1098 or email@example.com.
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