Emergency Medical Services Technology

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Emergency Medical Services Technology (146)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST SEMESTER

Course # Course Title Credit Pre-Requisite Courses (if applicable)

SDV

100

College Success Skills

1

 

EMS

111

Emergency Medical Technician – Basic

7

Co-req EMS 120

EMS

100

CPR for Healthcare Providers

 1

 

Students earn AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR certification
EMS 120 Emergency Medical Technician – Basic Clinical 1  
Eligible to take National Registry Emergency Medical Technician Exam
BIO 145 Human Anatomy & Physiology 4  
FIRST YEAR FALL  
EMS 121 Preparatory Foundations 2  
EMS 123 EMS Clinical Preparation 1  
EMS 125 Basic Pharmacology 1 Co-req EMS 126
EMS 126 Basic Pharmacology Lab 1 Co-req EMS 125
EMS 127

Airway, Shock and Resuscitation

1 Co-req EMS 128
EMS 128

Airway, Shock and Resuscitation Lab

1 Co-req EMS 127
EMS 135 Emergency Medical Care 2 Co-req EMS 136
EMS 136 Emergency Medical Care Lab 1 Co-req EMS 135
EMS 137 Trauma Care 1 Co-req EMS 138
EMS 138 Trauma Lab 1 Co-req EMS 137
Eligible to take National Registry Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Exam
FIRST YEAR SPRING  
EMS 139 Special Populations 1 Co-req EMS 140; Pre-req EMS 121,123,125,126,127,128
EMS 140 Special Populations Lab 1 Co-req EMS 139
EMS 141 Cardiovascular Care 2 Co-req EMS 142; Pre-req EMS 121,123,125,126,127,128
EMS 142 Cardiovascular Care Lab 1 Co-req EMS 141
EMS 175 Paramedic Clinical Experience I 2 EMS 121,123,125,126,17,128
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
PSY 230 Developmental Psychology  3  
Eligible to take National Registry Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate Exam
SECOND YEAR FALL
EMS 202

Paramedic Pharmacology

2 EMS 125,126,135,136,137,138,139,140,141,142
EMS 203

Advanced Patient Care

2 Co-req EMS 204; Pre-req EMS 125,126,135,136,137,138,139,140,141,142
EMS 204 Advanced Patient Care Lab 2 Co-req EMS 203
EMS 206

Pathophysiology for Health Professions

3 BIO 145 or 141&142
EMS 247

Paramedic Clinical Experience II

1 EMS 135,136,137,138,139,140,141,142,175
EMS 248

Paramedic Comprehensive Field Experience

 2 EMS 135,136,137,138,139,140,141,142,175
SECOND YEAR SPRING
EMS 210 EMS Operations 1 EMS 135,136,17,138,139, 140,141,142
EMS 212

Leadership and Professional Development

1 EMS 135,136,17,138,139, 140,141,142
EMS 165

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

1  
EMS 163

Prehospital Trauma Life Support

1  
EMS 167

Emergency Pediatric Care

1  
EMS 164 Advanced Medical Life Support 1  
EMS 216 Paramedic Review 1  
EMS 249

Paramedic Capstone Internship

2 EMS 202,203,204,206, 247, 248
   

General Education Elective

3  
   

Humanities Elective 

3  

Eligible to take National Registry Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic Exam

Total Minimum Credits for Degree 66  

Notes and Additional Curriculum Options

Course substitutions may be available. Please see an advisor for more information.

BIO 141 and 142 or 231 and 232 will substitute for BIO 145 and the additional credits may satisfy the general education elective.

 

For Further Information, Contact:

Kim Dorton, Dean of Health Sciences
kdorton@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 356
Bill Akers, Program Director
bill.akers@sw.edu Southwest Virginia Paramedic Program at SVCC