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

Courses Credits
ENG 101 Crit Thinking & Acad Writing 3
ENG 102 Composition and Research 3
MAT 130 Algebra for Allied Health 4
or
MAT 129 Math for Health Sciences 3
or
MAT 140 Essentials of College Algebra 4
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
or
SOC 111 Sociology 3
SOC 213 Ethical Issues in Health Care 3
or
PSY 223 Abnormal Psychology 3

PROGRAM/MAJOR COURSES

Courses Credits
EMT 200 Intro To Paramedic Technology 5
EMT 201 Patient Assessment 3
EMT 202 Medical Emergencies I 3
EMT 203 ALS Skills Lab I 3
EMT 204 Special Populations 4
EMT 207 Paramedic Clinical I 1
EMT 211 Cardiology 4
EMT 212 Medical Emergencies II 3
EMT 213 ALS Skills Lab II 3
EMT 214 Legal Issues/Research 3
EMT 215 Trauma Emergencies 2
EMT 217 Paramedic Clinical II 3
EMT 227 Paramedic Clinical III 3
EMT 290 Paramedic Field Clinical 4

PROGRAM/MAJOR SUPPORT COURSES

Courses Credits
BIO 120 Anatomy and Physiology I 5
BIO 121 Anatomy and Physiology II 5
BIO 130 Disease Proc/Pathophysiology 3
CHM 100 Basic Chemistry 3
or
CHM 110 General Chemistry 4