Nov 12, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
  
2019-2020 College Catalog

Emergency Medical Technology, A.A.S.


Graduation Credits Required: 73

Description

The EMT - Paramedic program is designed to prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledgeable), 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 Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels. 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.