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Emergency Medical Science

A QUICK INTRO

Not everyone performs well under pressure. If you do, this might be an ideal career to pursue. Graduates are usually the first medical professionals on the scene of a medical emergency and provide first aid to patients in need of assistance.

 

WHAT YOU STUDY

Students will gain complex knowledge, competency, and experience while employing evidence based practice under medical oversight, and serve as a link from the scene into the healthcare system.

 

WHAT YOU CAN DO

Graduates of this program may be eligible to take state and/or national certification examinations. Employment opportunities include providers of emergency medical services, fire departments, rescue agencies, hospital specialty areas, industry, educational and government agencies.

 

WHAT YOU CAN EARN

For more information about this field, including salary and career pathways, check out this link on our Career Coach assessment tool or visit our Career Services page for more information about career decision-making and PEAK (Professional Exploration And Knowledge).

 

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COURSE INFORMATION

Click on title for course description. For your convenience, the following listing includes only credit hours for each course. For a comprehensive listing of classroom, lab and clinical hours for each course, click on this PDF.

 

FALL SEMESTER 1

Prefix No. Title Credit
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
EMS 110 EMT 9
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 3
    Totals 16

 

SPRING SEMESTER 1

BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
EMS 122 EMS Clinical Practicum I 1
EMS 130 Pharmacology I for EMS 4
EMS 131 Advanced Airway Management 2
EMS 160 Cardiology I 3
ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting 3
    Totals 17

 

SUMMER SEMESTER 

BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
EMS 220 Cardiology II 3
EMS 221 EMS Clinical Practicum II 2
    Totals 9

 

FALL SEMESTER 2

EMS 210 Advanced Patient Assessment 2
EMS 240 Patients with Special Challenges 2
EMS 231 EMS Clinical Practicum III 3
EMS 250 Medical Emergencies 4
EMS 260 Trauma Emergencies 2
EMS 270 Life Span Emergencies 3
    Totals 17

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2

EMS 235 EMS Management 2
EMS 241 EMS Clinical Practicum IV 4
EMS 285 EMS Capstone 2
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
    Totals 14

Click on title for course description.

 

FALL SEMESTER 1

Prefix No. Title Credit
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
BIO 163 Basic Anatomy & Physiology 5
EMS 110 EMT 9
    Totals 15

 

Tony Belcher
Emergency Medical Science Clinical Coordinator/Instructor
Eric Hester
Emergency Medical Science Program Coordinator/Instructor

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