Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) refers to the delivery of prehospital care to injured and ill patients. This care is provided through our affiliated agencies that provide both advanced life support and basic life support. We offer EMT and paramedic continuing education, and skill refresher courses. For more information about educational opportunities, please call 317-355-2434.

As a certified supervising hospital and training institution, Community Health Network supervises EMS/fire agencies in Marion, Hamilton and Johnson counties providing medical direction and educational opportunities with the expertise of our EMS educational staff and two talented and dedicated physicians acting as medical directors.

Community Health Network offers EMS education programs for EMTs/paramedics to our affiliated providers as well as the general public. By offering both initial training and continuing education Community Health Network helps affiliated providers fulfill all requirements set forth by the Indiana EMS Commission and National DOT standards.

Outcomes

Paramedic Program Outcomes-2018

CAAHEP Accredited Paramedic Programs track and report outcome measures annually to the Committee on Accreditation for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

The most current CoAEMSP Annual Report was for the calendar year 2018.

The most recent success rate for the National Registry of EMT Paramedic/State Cognitive exam was 100%.

The most recent positive placement rate for graduates was 100%. Positive placement is defined by the CoAEMSP as ‘Employed full or part-time in a related field and/or continuing his/her education and/or serving in the military’. Positive placement is measured at completion of the program.

The most recent retention rate was 41.2%.

Paramedic Program Outcomes-2017

CAAHEP Accredited Paramedic Programs track and report outcome measures annually to the Committee on Accreditation for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

The most current CoAEMSP Annual Report was for the calendar year 2017.

The most recent success rate for the National Registry of EMT Paramedic/State Cognitive exam was 100%.

The most recent positive placement rate for graduates was 100%. Positive placement is defined by the CoAEMSP as ‘Employed full or part-time in a related field and/or continuing his/her education and/or serving in the military’. Positive placement is measured at completion of the program.

The most recent retention rate was 56%.