Education plays a crucial role in the development of first responders, EMTs and paramedics. CHEMS Academy serves students with comprehensive courses taught by highly-experienced, practicing professionals.
Christian Hospital EMS (CHEMS) Academy provides a challenging and rewarding curriculum for those who want to begin, refresh or advance their careers the EMS field. The Academy offers a wide selection of courses such as 12-lead EKG training and many NAEMT courses, in addition to EMT and paramedic programs.
CHEMS Academy is focused on equipping students with the knowledge and resources needed to be successful on the job. Our instructors are supportive, attentive and passionate about sharing their own real-world knowledge with students. Teaching extends beyond the classroom with one-on-one tutoring and group study sessions. And unlike other programs, all of the instructors at CHEMS Academy are active paramedics.
The Christian Hospital paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). This letter is not a CAAHEP accreditation status; it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT's paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is not a guarantee of eventual accreditation.
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Christian Hospital and Northwest HealthCare, members of BJC HealthCare, provide world-class medical care to the communities of North County, Greater St. Louis County and Southern Illinois.