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Respond Right EMS Academy

Paramedic Program

 Step 2 – Paramedic Application Packet

March 27, 2023

Meets on Mondays & Wednesdays

9am – 5:30pm

 Some Weekend Days could be required

You are being evaluated on your ability to FOLLOW DIRECTIONS.

 DIRECTIONS:

You must upload your documents in PDF format to the portal below.  You must follow the directions that are provided below.

You will gather ALL of your documentation and upload your documents to the online portal link provided below.  This website is secure, and this is the only way we will accept your documentation.

When you are finished gathering ALL your items, you will

 Upload your items here

 March 1, 2023

Your Completed Packet Must be Upload by March 1, 2023

Failure to follow directions will result in your packet being returned.

 

1. Complete Drug Screening

  • Must be completed within 4 months of when class starts.
  • Visit CastleBranch here to create your account:  Package Code EQ91dt: Drug Test
  • You will click on “Place Order” and select the ‘Drug Test’ from the drop down box
  • You will create an account and follow the directions on that website.
  • Cost is currently $37
  • Your results will be sent directly to us from CastleBranch. You do NOT need to upload this into the portal.

2. Complete a Background Check and Nationwide Healthcare Fraud from CastleBranch

  • Must be completed within 4 months of when class starts.
  • Visit CastleBranch here to create your account and/or order your background check:  Package Code EQ91bg: Background Check
  • You will click on “Place Order” and select the ‘Background Check’ from the drop down box
  • Cost is currently $58
  • Your results will be sent directly to us from CastleBranch. You do NOT need to upload this into the portal.

3.  Complete two recommendation forms.

  • You will email this electronic form to two different people that are NOT family members.
  • You must have at least one recommendation completed by a nurse, firefighter, paramedic, NP, PA or physician. Your second recommendation can be completed by an employer, educator or person in a similar capacity. Recommendations filled out by a family member will NOT be accepted.
  • Copy this section below and email it to the person you want to fill out your recommendation form:

——–  Start copying the text below ——-

Hello,

I hope you are doing well!  I am applying for the Respond Right EMS Academy Paramedic Program.  Part of that process requires obtaining a recommendation from someone that is familiar with me.  I believe you can help provide an effective and honest review of my abilities.

I would really appreciate your help and understand your time is valuable.  This recommendation is very easy to complete.  It is an on-line form that can be completed in just a few minutes.

If you can assist me, please let me know.  You can complete the on-line form here:

https://forms.gle/NDYXhNiv2gzqkWst7

Thank you for your time.

Sincerely,

4.  Copy of Driver’s License (you must be 18 years of age) uploaded to the online portal.

6.  Copy of current health insurance card uploaded to the online portal.

7.  Documentation of a physical exam and Immunizations -MUST use our Health and Physical Form below

  • Documentation of Immunization and Vaccination Records uploaded to the online portal. 
    • Your physician must provide a printout of the dates your immunizations were given.
    • Return to School Physical Form 2022-2023
    • Documentation of MMR
      • Two MMR vaccinations at least 1 month apart after age 1 OR
      • Positive titers to measles, mumps and rubella OR
      • Documentation of 2 measles, 2 mumps, and 1 rubella vaccination
    • Documentation of Current Hepatitis A – in progress or completion of both series. Must provide dates of each.
    • Documentation of Current Hepatitis B – in progress or completion of all three. Must provide dates of each.
    • Documentation of Negative PPD (Tuberculosis)
      • ONE TB blood test within the last 12 months (IGRA) (T-Spot, Quantiferon Gold, etc) OR
      • Chest X-ray – in the last two years with documentation of official report (for positive results only)
    • Documentation of Varicella- Series of two doses or immunity by a positive titer
      Documentation of T-dap. Must be within the last ten years
    • Documentation of Current Flu Vaccination. Required between Oct 1 and March 31. These dates are subject to change per CDC guidelines.
    • Documentation of COVID 19 Vaccine and the Booster. Everyone 16 and older is now eligible to receive the COVID vaccine. Any manufacturer of the COVID 19 vaccine will be accepted. Must provide proof of the vaccine from your physician or medical provider.
    • Additional immunizations or vaccines could be required per CDC guidance.

Once completed, you will upload a copy to the upload portal.

8.  Copy of current AHA BLS CPR Card or copy of your course registration uploaded to the online portal.

  • If you do not have a current American Heart Association BLS card, we offer classes monthly.  You can register for a class here:  BLS Class
  • Please note: we will not accept any other type of BLS CPR card. For example, Red Cross will not be accepted.

9.  Review the Tuition Policy Form 

  • You completed the Tuition Policy at the time you registered online.  The online Tuition Policy was available for you to complete and sign when you paid your deposit.
  • You have a copy of the Tuition Policy attached to your Order Receipt. Please review the terms.

10.  Order Textbooks and testing software.

  • You will be emailed the textbook link upon entry to the program

11. Order Uniform and accessory items.

  • After you submit this, ‘Step 2’ of your application packet, you will be emailed a list of required uniform and accessory items.
  • The deadline to order your uniform items from Respond Right EMS Academy is March 1, 2023, by 9 am for us to have them ready for you by the first day.
  • Do not email us asking what the uniform items are.  After you complete Step 2 of this application process, you will be emailed what those items are.  Complete Step 2 of this application process by clicking the ‘UPLOAD YOUR ITEMS HERE’ button

*Note: Must have a laptop or tablet for class and access to high-speed internet for course work and communication.  Textbook and software bundle are NOT included.  NREMT Written Test, Missouri State Practical, and Licensure fees are NOT included.

 

 

When you are finished gathering ALL your items, you will upload all the documents to the portal below.

*Note – All classes are subject to minimum enrollment requirements.