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Emergency Medical Services AAS Degree Courses

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

2017–2018 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 Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

 Courses are subject to change.

◆ General education course
► Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.

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Semester 1
BIO-168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
EMS-201 Emergency Medical Technician 7
ENG-105 Composition I 3
HSC-113 Medical Terminology 2
Total Credits 16

Semester 2
BIO-173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3
MAT-156 Statistics -OR- 3
MAT-122 College Algebra 5
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- 3
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology 3
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3
EMS Electives 2
Total Credits 15

Semester 3
EMS-541 Clinical I 3
EMS-610 Paramedic Pharmacology and Medication Administration 4
EMS-619 Airway and Patient Assessment 4
EMS-641 Introduction to Paramedicine 3
EMS-678 Traumatic Emergencies for the Paramedic 3
Total Credits 17

Semester 4
EMS-546 Clinical II 3
EMS-650 Medical and Psychological Emergencies 4
EMS-674 Cardiology for the Paramedic 4
EMS-677 Special Populations for the Paramedic 4
Total Credits 15

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

Program Advisor

Marla Williams
Health Education and Services Center 223
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Greg Helmuth
Health Education and Services Center 223
319-296-2329 ext.1401
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Administrative Assistant

Amy Rieck
Health Education and Services Center 222
319-296-4051 (fax)
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Interprofessional Health and Safety Services

Dr. Gene Leutzinger
Grundy Hall 135
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