Emergency Medicine Education: Paramedic Program

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Roger Younker
HCMC Paramedic Program Director

The Hennepin EMS Education/Ridgewater College Paramedic program started in March of 2007, as a partnership between Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minnesota and Hennepin EMS Education in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

There are three sites where the program is offered - at Hennepin EMS Education in Minneapolis and the Willmar and Hutchinson campuses of Ridgewater College.

The Paramedic classes start Summer Session – usually late May or early June - meet on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6-10 pm and approximately one Saturday a month from 8-5. There is also extensive clinical and ride along time in addition to the classroom time.

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General education classes are offered at a variety of days/times depending on where you take them. Access paramedic program information.

Information regarding the 2014-2015 Paramedic Program, starting Summer Semester 2014, will be available as soon as possible.

If you have questions, please contact Sally Kerfeld, Director of Admissions at sally.kerfeld@ridgewater.edu or 1-800-722-1151.

Registration is on a first come, first served basis.