Validity of redeveloping the paramedic education system from 3-years to 4-years

전문대학 응급구조과의 4년제 개편 타당성 조사 연구

  • Lee, Jung-Eun (Department of Emergency Medical Technology, Dongnam Health University) ;
  • Kim, Soon-Sim (Department of Emergency Medical Technology, Sunlin University) ;
  • Park, Hee-Jin (Department of Emergency Medical Technology, Seoyeong University) ;
  • Uhm, Dong-Choon (Department of Emergency Medical Technology, Daejeon University) ;
  • Hyun, Jin-Sook (Department of Emergency Medical Technology, Sunlin University) ;
  • Hong, Sung-Gi (Department of Emergency Medical Technology, Dongnam Health University)
  • 이정은 (동남보건대학교 응급구조과) ;
  • 김순심 (선린대학교 응급구조과) ;
  • 박희진 (서영대학교 응급구조과) ;
  • 엄동춘 (대전대학교 응급구조학과) ;
  • 현진숙 (선린대학교 응급구조과) ;
  • 홍성기 (동남보건대학교 응급구조과)
  • Received : 2015.03.11
  • Accepted : 2015.04.24
  • Published : 2015.04.30


Purpose: The study was to investigate the feasibility about reorganized the paramedic college into a four-year education system. Methods: Through literature review and analysis, a self-reported questionnaire was created and filled out by the professors of paramedic and analyzed. Results: An analysis of the curriculum indicated that, as paramedic schools involve practice-oriented education, reorganization of the college system is necessary to raise the quality of the actual training. The survey results found that most participants agreed with the need to reorganize the school system. Conclusion: Paramedics have a responsibility regarding the life of the nation. In order to be satisfied with its status as a national job that focuses on humanity and justice, increasing the years needed before graduation is necessary.


Paramedic;Validity;4-year education system


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