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Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic - Certificate Level 1

Available on Campus Campus

The two-year Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program is designed to prepare individuals as competent, entry-level pre-hospital Emergency Medical Services Practitioners. The program is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park St., Clearwater, FL 33756-6039, Telephone: 727.210.2350, Fax: 727.210.2354, www.caahep.org, of the American Medical Association (AMA), 515 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60610, 312.464.4635.

Prerequisites

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
17
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
10
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
9
Semester 2
EMSP 2262 Clinical - Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 2
EMSP 2243 Assessment Based Management (Capstone) 2
4
Semester 3
Total Credits 40

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.