Paramedic Textbooks

For program preparation, the following 4 books are mandatory. The publisher's textbooks may be bought in advance of the program, but the EMT Curriculum is a special order item that will be discussed at the Orientation.

  1. Mosby's Paramedic Textbook, 4th Edition

  2. Calculation of Drug Dosages (a worktext) by Sheila Ogden, 9th Edition

  3. Mt. SAC Paramedic Curriculum (printed at Day N Nite Copy for each class - do NOT buy old versions. NO copying allowed - this is a copyrighted text and protections are in place to prevent duplication)

  4. Anatomy and Physiology for Prehospital Providers by AAOS, 2nd Ed. (2015)

There are other supportive textbooks for the Paramedic Program upon acceptance that will be discussed at the program Orientation. Do not worry about studying advanced information such as cardiology prior to the program. The most important focus for your preparation should be improving your grasp of your EMT knowledge, medical terminology and basic anatomy and physiology. 


Mt. San Antonio College

1100 N. Grand Ave., Walnut, CA 91789
Phone: 909.274.7500 • TTY: 909.594.3447
For emergencies, call Campus Police: 909.274.4555 Ι Text-A-Tip: 909.274.9560

Copyright © 1989- • Mt. San Antonio College. All Rights Reserved.


All college-printed materials and Web info are available in alternative formats upon request.
Contact Disabled Student Programs & Services: 909.274.4290 or TTY 909.594.3447.

The 504/508 ADA Coordinators are located in Bldg. 4–230 and can be contacted at 909.274.4225.