Advanced Life Support Training

Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services 
ALS Educational Program

10.17

Initial Paramedic Course

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Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Accredited March 2017
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"The Frederick County Division of Fire & Rescue Services (Program #600632) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street Clearwater, FL 33756 |  727-210-2350    www.caahep.org


Also, approved as a Maryland EEMS Educations Program by the Maryland Emergency Medical Services Board upon the recommendation of the Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Services Systems.

The Program was initially accredited in March 2017 (CoAEMSP Program #600632). The CoAEMSP Standards require the reporting of the Program's Outcomes Assessment as listed below.

Paramedic Course Outcome Assessment 

for the Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services, ALS Educational Program





Paramedic Course #

Course End Date

NREMT Cognitive Exam Pass Rate

NREMT Psychomotor Exam Pass Rate

Program Retention Rate

Graduate Positive Placement Rate

2011

1*

5/19/2011

100%

100%

100%

100%

2012

No graduates  during this year

 

 

 

NA

NA

2013

2

8/9/2013

83%

100%

75%

100%

2014

3

8/8/2014

100%

100%

58%

100%

2015

No graduates during this year

 

 

 

NA

NA

2016

4

11/1/2016

100%

100%

80%

100%

2017

No graduates during the 2017 reporting year

 

 

 

NA

NA

2018

No graduates during the 2018 reporting year

 

 

 

NA

NA

2019

5

11/1/2019

87%

100%

91%

100%

2020

6

10/30/2020

 100%

100%

71%

100%

2021

7

11/18/2021

85%

100%

81%

100%







updated 12.31.2021



ALS Educational Program Staff

Captain Anne Johnikin, BSN, RN, NRP
ALS Educational Program Director
Office: 301-600-2253  
Email: AJohnikin@FrederickCountyMD.gov

Lieutenant Stephen Ward, MS, NRP
ALS Instructor
Office: 301-600-6754
Email: Sward1@FrederickCountyMD.gov 



Current Paramedic Program

Paramedic Class #8
Class Start: January 2022
Class End: November 2022
Course Instructor: Lieutenant Stephen Ward
Course Adjunct Instructor: Firefighter / Paramedic Robert DeGrange