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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.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

Program Requirements 2018-2019

General Education Requirements

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.


Credits
Arts and Humanities Requirement 3
Social and Behavioral Science Requirement 3
Mathematics or Science Requirement
  NOTE: Must meet the Math Competency
3
Subtotal 9

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
EMT 170 ALS Operations 1.5
EMT 205 ALS Pharmacology and Medication Administration 3.5
EMT 214 ALS Advanced Special Considerations 2
EMT 218 Paramedic National Registry Preparatory Course 3
EMT 219 ALS Foundations 1
EMT 221 ALS Airway and Ventilation 2
EMT 222 ALS Patient Assessment and Assessment Based Management 2
EMT 223 ALS Trauma Emergencies and Systems 2.5
EMT 224 ALS Medical Emergencies 4
EMT 225 ALS Special Medical Considerations 2.5
EMT 227LC ALS Practicum: Clinical lab - Emergency Room 1.5
EMT 228LC ALS Practicum: Vehicular lab - Team Member 2
EMT 230 Basic ECG Interpretation 3
EMT 242 ALS Advanced Foundations 4
EMT 244 ALS Advanced Medical Emergencies 2.5
EMT 247LC ALS Advanced Practicum: Clinical lab - Specialized Care 2
EMT 248LC ALS Advanced Practicum: Vehicular lab - Team Lead Capstone 4
EMT 250 Advanced Cardiac Care 1
EMT 252 Pediatric Advanced Life Support 1
EMT 254 Advanced ECG Interpretation 2
EMT 295 ALS Independent Research 1
Subtotal 48

Required Support Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
CMN 120 Business and Professional Communication 3
WRT 101
  or WRT 154
English Composition I [SUN# ENG1101]
  Career Communications
3
Subtotal 6
Total 63

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