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Emergency Medical Services - AAS

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The two-year Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program goal is to prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels. The paramedic program is fully accredited by: The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP): Address: 25400 US HWY 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763 Phone: 727.210.2350. Fax: 727.210.2354. CAAHEP Standards and Guidelines are monitored and applied by: The Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions CoAEMSP): Address: 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088, Phone: 214--703-8445. Fax: 214-703-8992;


Prerequisite Courses

Year 1

Semester 1
EMSP 1501 Emergency Medical Technician 5
EMSP 1160 Clinical - Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 1
EMSP 2205 EMS Operations 2
EMSP 1338 Introduction to Advanced Practice 3
EMSP 1356 Patient Assessment and Airway Management 3
EMSP 1355 Trauma Management 3
Semester 2
EMSP 1263 Clinical - Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 2
EMSP 2306 Emergency Pharmacology 3
EMSP 2444 Cardiology 4
EMSP 2160 Clinical - Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 1
BIOL 2301 Anatomy and Physiology I (Lecture) 3
BIOL 2101 Anatomy and Physiology I (Lab) 1
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
Semester 3

Year 2

Semester 1
EMSP 2434 Medical Emergencies 4
EMSP 2261 Clinical - Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 2
EMSP 2330 Special Populations 3
BIOL 2302 Anatomy and Physiology II (Lecture) 3
BIOL 2102 Anatomy and Physiology II (Lab) 1
XXXX #3## Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
Semester 2
EMSP 2262 Clinical - Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 2
XXXX #3## Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
XXXX #3## General Education Elective 3
EMSP 2243 Assessment Based Management (Capstone) 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 60

1. A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.

Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

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