2018-2019 Catalog [Archived]

Paramedic, CERT

This program prepares graduates for the state licensing exam. Paramedics work in a variety of positions from ambulance services to emergency departments and industrial sites. Students will become skilled in managing patients with general medical complaints, cardiac arrest and advanced trauma care. In addition to class time, the program requires approximately 600 hours of clinical time. Clinical affiliates are located across West Michigan and require travel to the various hospitals and advanced life support service centers. The paramedic program is taken as a full-time (three semester) program beginning each fall semester. All credits in this program apply directly towards the emergency medical services AAS degree.

*Please note this program requires a special application packet. Please see a health careers pathway advisor or counselor for more information.

Certificate

Paramedic/EMS Prerequisites

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIO 110Anatomy and Physiology

4

EMT 110Basic Emergency Medical Tech

9

EMT 115EMT Clinical

1

Program Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
EMT 201Prehospital Emergency Med I

5

EMT 211Prehospital Emergency Pharm

5

EMT 215Introductory EMS Clinical

3

EMT 221Medical Emergencies

4

EMT 225Medical Emergencies Clinical

2

EMT 231Trauma and Disaster Medicine

5

EMT 235Trauma Rotation

2

EMT 241Cardiovascular Emergencies

5

EMT 245Cardiac Clinical Rotation

2.5

EMT 251Prehospital Emergency Med II

4

EMT 255Specialized Care Rotation

1.5

EMT 265Field Internship

5

Total Credit Hours: 57

The Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs

for the Emergency Medical Services Professions

8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312

Rowlett, TX 75088

(214) 703-8445

www.coaemsp.org

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