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  Sep 21, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic Certificate -Major Code 8023C, CIP 240102


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Offered at the SPC Reese Center

This 38-semester-hour curriculum prepares students as competent entry-level EMT-Paramedics. Students who complete this curriculum will possess the knowledge, skills, and personal attitudes and behaviors necessary for practice as entry-level EMT-Paramedics.  Upon successful completion of the following curriculum, which includes a Capstone Experience in the final semester of the program, the student qualifies to receive a Certificate of Proficiency.

Students must be TSI compliant in Reading to qualify for this Certificate program.

Program advisor is Jerry Findley, EMS Program Director and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medical Services.

Certificate of Proficiency

Total Semester Hours: 5


Prior to enrollment in Advanced EMT, students must be nationally registered at the EMT-Basic level or EMT certified by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Total Semester Hours: 12


Prior to enrollment in Paramedic courses, SPC EMS students must successfully complete all Advanced EMT didactic courses and hospital clinical rotations.  Non-SPC EMS students must show proof of National Registry Advanced EMT certification or EMT-I certification from the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Total Semester Hours: 9


Total Semester Hours: 6


Total Semester Hours: 6


Notes


*Although not a requirement, students are strongly encouraged to take EDUC 1100 during the first semester of enrollment.

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