2018-2019 College Catalog 
    
    Oct 23, 2020  
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Emergency Medical Science, AAS


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Program Code: A45340

The Emergency Medical Science curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge, skills and attributes to provide advanced emergency medical care as a paramedic for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system and prepares graduates to enter the workforce. Students will gain complex knowledge, competency, and experience while employing evidence based practice under medical oversight, and serve as a link from the scene into the healthcare system. Graduates of this program may be eligible to take state and/or national certification examinations. Employment opportunities include providers of emergency medical services, fire departments, rescue agencies, hospital specialty areas, industry, educational and government agencies.

General Education Courses: 15 Hours


Social/Behavioral Sciences: 3 Hours


Selected from the list of Social/Behavioral Sciences  electives for the Associate in Applied Science degree appearing in the current catalog.

Humanities/Fine Arts: 3 Hours


Selected from the list of Humanities/Fine Arts  electives for the Associate in Applied Science degree appearing in the current catalog.

Math/Natural Sciences: 3 Hours


Major Courses: 55 Hours


Other Required Courses: 1 Hour


Total Emergency Medical Science, AAS: 71 Credits


The Lenoir Community College Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)

 

                Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

                25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158

                Clearwater, FL 33763

                727-210-2350

                www.caahep.org

 

                To contact CoAEMSP:

                8301 Lakeview Parkway

                Suite 111-312

                Rowlett, TX 75088

                214-703-8445

                Fax 214-703-8992

                www.coaemsp.org

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