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A.A.S. Program Course List

Allied Health

Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic

A.A.S. Degree (T)

The Emergency Medical Program prepares students to provide advanced prehospital emergency care under medical command authority to acutely ill or injured patients. Students will recognize, assess, and manage a medical or trauma emergency, record and communicate pertinent data to designated medical command authority, and direct and coordinate the transport of the patient. Students study both on campus and at a variety of field sites. The Emergency Medical Technician program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP); 1361 Park Street; Clearwater, FL 33756; 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org. Academically ready students can apply to the program following the guidelines of the Allied Health competitive admission process. Interested applicants should review the information provided here and contact their program advisor for application requirements.

CORE COURSES


CoursesCredits
ENG101Crit Thinking & Acad Writing3
ENG102Composition and Research3
MAT129Math for Health Sciences3
SSC100First Year Seminar1
PSY121General Psychology3
or
SOC111Sociology3
SOC213Ethical Issues in Health Care3
or
PSY223Abnormal Psychology3

PROGRAM/MAJOR COURSES


CoursesCredits
EMT200Intro To Paramedic Technology5
EMT201Patient Assessment3
EMT202Medical Emergencies I3
EMT203ALS Skills Lab I3
EMT204Special Populations4
EMT207Paramedic Clinical I1
EMT211Cardiology4
EMT212Medical Emergencies II3
EMT213ALS Skills Lab II3
EMT214Legal Issues/Research3
EMT215Trauma Emergencies2
EMT217Paramedic Clinical II3
EMT227Paramedic Clinical III3
EMT290Paramedic Field Clinical4

PROGRAM/MAJOR SUPPORT COURSES


CoursesCredits
BIO120Anatomy and Physiology I5
BIO121Anatomy and Physiology II5
BIO130Disease Proc/Pathophysiology3
CHM100Basic Chemistry3
or
CHM110General Chemistry4