Nov 18, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
  
2019-2020 College Catalog

Emergency Medical Technology


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Program Information

The EMT - Paramedic program is designed to prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledgeable), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician. The curriculum emphasizes accurate patient assessment and the development of essential patient care skills while applying the knowledge of physiology, pathophysiology, and problem solving techniques. Graduates will be prepared to make well-informed decisions regarding pre-hospital care and will have the background necessary to develop additional skills as changes and innovations occur within the profession.

The EMT - Paramedic program offers an associate degree and two certificate options. Credit for courses in the certificates also can be applied toward the associate degree.

Scheduling and Entry Options

Day and evening classes are available for program courses. General Education courses are offered both day and evening and can be completed anytime during the program. Full-time students can complete the program in five semesters, including one Summer Term. Program courses build on each preceding course and must be successfully completed in sequence.

Program Accreditation

The Tri-County Technical College Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP Executive Office). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT’s Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.

To contact CoAEMSP Executive Office: 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088, 214-703-8445, FAX 214-703-8992, www.coaemsp.org.

The Tri-County Technical College Paramedic program holds a Letter of Review, which is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, but is a status granted by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.

Programs

    Associate in Applied ScienceCertificate

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