The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Paramedic Certificate is designed for students currently working in the fire/rescue field who are certified as either South Carolina EMT or National Registry EMT. This certificate can be completed in three semesters with a total of 40 credit hours. Upon completion of this certificate program, students will be eligible to take the Paramedic National Registry Exam.
|REQUIRED COURSE INFORMATION|
|BIO 112||Basic Anatomy and Physiology||4.0|
|EMS 113||Advanced Management of the Trauma Patient||1.0|
|EMS 116||Advanced Cardiac Life Support||1.0|
|EMS 117||Pediatric Advanced Life Support||1.0|
|EMS 118||Advanced Medical Life Support||1.0|
|EMS 119||Emergency Medical Operations||2.0|
|EMS 150||Introduction to Advanced Care||5.0|
|EMS 223||Paramedic Clinical I||2.0|
|EMS 224||Paramedic Clinical II||2.0|
|EMS 230||Advanced Emergency Medical Care II||5.0|
|EMS 238||Paramedic Ambulance Field Experience I||3.0|
|EMS 240||Advanced Emergency Care II||5.0|
|EMS 241||Paramedic Clinical III||2.0|
|EMS 248||Paramedic Ambulance Field Experience II||2.0|
|EMS 272||Paramedic Capstone||4.0|
|Total Credit Hours: 40.0|
Note: First semester classes for spring 2020 are as follows: BIO 112, EMS 113, EMS 119, EMS 150 and EMS 223.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
The purpose of the Paramedic Certificate is to prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels.
Progam Student Learning Outcomes:
- Comprehend, apply, and evaluate information relative to the role of an entry level Paramedic.
- Demonstrate technical proficiency in all of the skills necessary to fulfill the role of an entry level Paramedic.
- Apply behaviors consistent with professional and employer expectations of an entry-level paramedic.
- Comprehend basic EMS (Emergency Medical Services) knowledge necessary to function in a healthcare setting.
- Graduation Plan
Our semester-by-semester graduation plan will show you when required courses in your major are offered. Following this plan will help you stay on track and graduate on time.