Return to accessibility navigation at the top of the page.

Emergency Medical Technology - Paramedic

Associate of Applied Science

The Paramedic Associate of Applied Science program increases the knowledge and skill of the I-EMT and the EMT-B in advanced life support including endotracheal intubation, cardiac arrhythmia recognition and intervention. The program also includes drug therapy, invasive procedures, advanced airway management, and I.V. therapy.

Selective Admissions Program: In order to be fully admitted to this program, you must fulfill the requirements listed in Program Admissions. See an advisor for details.

Program Requirements 2017-2018

General Education Requirements

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Communication Requirement 6
Analysis and Critical Thinking Requirement 6
Humanities and Social Science Requirement 6
Computer and Information Literacy Requirement 1-3
Subtotal 19-21

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
EMT 140 Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support 1.5
EMT 155 Advanced Medical Life Support 1.5
EMT 158  Transition Training for EMT 1.5
EMT 170 ALS Operations 1
EMT 205 ALS Pharmacology and Medication Administration 3
EMT 214 ALS Advanced Special Considerations 2.5
EMT 218 Paramedic National Registry Preparatory Course 3.5
EMT 219 ALS Foundations 1.5
EMT 221 ALS Airway and Ventilation 1.5
EMT 222 ALS Patient Assessment and Assessment Based Management 1.5
EMT 223 ALS Trauma Emergencies and Systems 2
EMT 224 ALS Medical Emergencies 4
EMT 225 ALS Special Medical Considerations 2
EMT 227LC ALS Practicum: Clinical lab 3
EMT 228LC ALS Practicum: Vehicular lab 3
EMT 230 Basic ECG Interpretation 1.5
EMT 242 ALS Advanced Foundations 2
EMT 244 ALS Advanced Medical Emergencies 2.5
EMT 247LC ALS Advanced Practicum: Clinical lab 3
EMT 248LC ALS Advanced Practicum: Vehicular lab 3
EMT 250 Advanced Cardiac Care 1.5
EMT 252 Pediatric Advanced Life Support 1.5
EMT 254 Advanced ECG Interpretation 3
EMT 258 Pediatric Education for Pre-Hospital Professionals 1.5
EMT 263 Tox-Medic 1.5
EMT 295 ALS Independent Research 3
Subtotal: 57
Total: 76-78