Emergency Medical Services AS Curriculum

Degree > Emergency Medical Services AS 

This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate.  It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements. Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.

Course work combines classroom lecture, practical skills laboratory and actual patient clinical experiences. The lecture portion (seven credit hours) covers the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards for the Emergency Medical Technician as well as skills required by the state. The practical skills laboratory portion (three credit hours) includes application practice and performance testing in simulated patient care situations. The clinical portion (two credit hour) provides actual patient care during transport to a hospital and in the hospital setting. EMT is currently offered at the Dale Mabry, Plant City, and South Shore campuses.

NOTE: An additional cost for a criminal background check is required. Drug testing is required.

Program Required Courses

YEAR I – First Semester
†BSC 2085 Human Anatomy and Physiology I - 3 cr.
†BSC 2085L Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory - 1 cr. 
†ENC 1101 English Composition I - 3 cr. 
Mathematics General Education - 3 cr. YEAR I – Second Semester 
†BSC 2086 Anatomy and Physiology II - 3 cr. 
†BSC 2086L Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory - 1 cr. 
†PSY 2012 General Psychology - 3 cr.
Humanities General Education - 3 cr. 
Completion of EMT College Credit Certificate - 11 cr. 
Completion of Paramedic College Credit Certificate - 42 cr. 
†Courses symbolized by a dagger (†) are offered online in addition to the traditional delivery method. Online availability may vary by academic term.

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