Emergency Medical Services AAS Degree Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 69
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

2018–2019 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

When registering for classes refer to your Academic Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses are subject to change.

Semester 1
BIO-168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 Gen Ed
EMS-201 Emergency Medical Technician -OR- 7
EMS-363 Emergency Medical Technician I -AND- 3
EMS-364 Emergency Medical Technician II -AND- 3
EMS-365 Emergency Medical Technician II Clinical 1
ENG-105 Composition I Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
HSC-113 Medical Terminology 2 Gen Ed
Total Credits 16

Semester 2
BIO-173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 Gen Ed
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
MAT-156 Statistics -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
MAT-122 College Algebra 5
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
EMS Electives 2
Total Credits 15

Semester 3
EMS-610 Paramedic Pharmacology and Medication Administration 4
EMS-619 Airway and Patient Assessment 4
EMS-641 Introduction to Paramedicine 3
EMS-674 Cardiology for the Paramedic 4
Total Credits 18

Semester 4
EMS-546 Clinical II 3
EMS-650 Medical and Psychological Emergencies 4
EMS-677 Special Populations for the Paramedic 4
EMS-678 Traumatic Emergencies for the Paramedic 3
Total Credits 14

Semester 5 – Summer
EMS-654 EMS Operations 2
EMS-655 Transition to Paramedic Practice 4
Total Credits 6

EMS Electives
CRJ-285 Physical Conditioning for Public Services 2
EMS-114 Emergency Medical Responder 2
EMS-856 Management of Emergency Medical Services 3
EMS-900 Education in EMS 3
FIR-139 Fire Fighter I 4
FIR-213 Principles of Emergency Services 3
FIR-214 Legal Aspects of Emergency Services 3

Student Success Specialist

Laurie Plum
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319-296-2329 ext.1065
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Program Director

Greg Helmuth
Health Education and Services Center 223
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Administrative Assistant

Amy Rieck
Health Education and Services Center 222
319-296-4010
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Interprofessional Health and Safety Services

Dr. Gene Leutzinger
Grundy Hall 135
319-296-4457
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