Community Paramedic (EMS)

For already licensed EMT - Paramedics, these instructions are for the Pre-Registration Screening for the CNM Community Paramedic (EMS) Program.

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Below are the requirements for completing the pre-registration screening form for the Community Paramedic Program (EMS). Once you submit the form and are approved, you will be given permission to register for the program.


  • Minimum Cumulative GPA: None
  • Entrance Exam: None


Spring 2020

  • Screening Form Available: August 9, 2019
  • Screening Form Deadline: October 4, 2019

Fall 2020

  • Screening Form Available:May 1, 2020
  • Screening Form Deadline: June 26, 2020

Forms will close on the deadlines listed at 5 p.m. (MST).

Program Information

Licensing and Experience

You must have a current, full New Mexico EMT-P (Paramedic) license or National Registry Paramedic License. You will need to provide your license number on the Pre-Registration Screening Form.

NOTE: Students with any pending disciplinary actions on their license will not be able to enroll in the program. If you have a pending action on your license, we recommend you contact with the EMS Program Director, Jessica Medrano at , for more information.

You must have 3 to 5 years EMS experience. You will have to submit a Documentation of Experience form to receive a priority registration date. Your supervisor/organization official must sign and submit a Documentation of Experience Form by the screening form deadline.

Complete the Following Prior to Screening

  1. Enroll as a CNM student (if you are not already a CNM student). Visit the Registration & Application page.

  2. Receive CNM ID number and CNM email address. Check your email address to make sure it is functioning properly and contact Information Technology Services if you have questions.

  3. If you have attended other colleges/universities, have all transcripts sent to the CNM Records Office and allow time for processing. When evaluation is complete, you will receive an email showing how credits were evaluated.

  4. Check your record in myCNM to make sure the courses (the minimum required courses) are shown with the EXACT course numbers. If you took a similar course that did not transfer over exactly as the CNM required course, complete an Appeal for Re-Evaluation of Arts and Science Credits Form and submit the form to the CNM Records Office. Course documentation must accompany this form as stated. If the request is approved the transfer coursework will appear on your CNM transcript, which can be viewed through myCNM.

  5. Have your Documentation of Experience form signed and submitted by your supervisor or an organization official.

Once you complete the form, you will be notified of your form status by CNM email and it is your responsibility to check your CNM account regularly. You will be notified of the date, time, and what courses to register for in the program. If you successfully register for the program, classes will begin in the upcoming term.

Pre-Clinical Requirements

If you are successfully registered for the Community Paramedic (EMS) program, you must complete pre-clinical requirements prior to starting the program. Students will receive a classroom visit once the term has started regarding these pre-clinical requirements. More information is available through the Office of Verification and Compliance.

Submit the Form

The Pre-Registration Screening Form is not available at this time. Check the deadlines section of this page for more information.