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Paramedic Diploma Option Courses

Award: Certificate
Required number of credits: 48
Program Start: Fall

Prior to the first day of classes you will be required to complete all of the following background screenings: Drug screening, criminal background, sex offender, and adult/dependent abuse background checks. Failing a drug screening or background check will result in dismissal from the program.

Prior to the first day of classes you must be Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider CPR certified.

2020–2021 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

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

Courses are subject to change.

Students must achieve a minimum "C" grade in all courses required to complete the program.

Prerequisites
BIO-168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I E 4
BIO-173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II E 4
HSC-113 Medical Terminology 2
Total Credits 10

Semester 1
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-674 Cardiology for the Paramedic 4
Total Credits 18

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

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