EMS/EMT/EMR Basic Training
The first and most important step to become a Paramedic is to have a proper training. It can be a year and a half or a two-year course recognised with a certificate with above mentioned names. Each country has a different name for the certificate course but the course outline more or less is same. This encompasses basic skills training enabling you to handle emergency situation and save precious lives in a stressful and demanding environment. You are responsible taking or carrying people to hospitals or safer places to receive comprehensive treatment to their sufferings.
Get a Job
After completing the course you become an EMT/EMR basic. This can help you get a job as an EMR in any ambulance service organisation, which is the best option after studies. Working in an ambulance service gives you practical job experience and you are able interact with people's situations in different emergency conditions. This is also the best way to get your time efficiency and response efficiency in different situation and prepare yourself for mass-scale tragedies and emergencies.
Different countries require preparatory courses to allow you become a Paramedic no matter how much experience you gain while working with an ambulance service organisation. Some countries require students to have full courses in anatomy, physiology, electrocardiography (ECG). In some countries it is a part of a vocational training programme. Irrespective of the question what sort of training programmes all countries have, a prospective student has to take preparatory courses to become a Paramedic.
Passing out Paramedic Programme
After carefully choosing a training programme and spending the requirement amount of time while learning skills of the trade, you become a qualified Paramedic graduate. This helps you to launch into the area of Paramedic services, and you can serve the suffering humanity with all the skills and compassion for the time you plan to stay in the field.