The Emergency Medical Services Education programs prepare students to function as practitioners in the pre-hospital emergency medical environment. These curricula meet the requirements of local, state, and national accrediting agencies. Students who complete these programs successfully are eligible to take the National Registry Examinations. Certified EMTs find employment in pre-hospital healthcare, fire departments, emergency dispatch, security and safety settings.
Emergency Medical Services Education is a limited admissions program. All applicants must consult with the EMT faculty prior to enrolling in Emergency Medical Services Education (EMSE) courses. To enroll in the EMT Career and Technical Certificate Program, (CTC), students must have completed all developmental reading requirements. Students must have the permission of the EMT faculty to begin the program.
To enroll in the Paramedic C.T.S. program, students must:
- Be currently listed on the National Registry of EMT as an EMT or AEMT and maintain NREMT certification and Louisiana licensure as an EMT or AEMT during enrollment;
- Be eligible to enroll in MATH 0990 Foundations of Algebra II;
- Be eligible to enroll in ENGL 1010 English Composition I
- Document evidence of current professional-level proficiency in CPR.
- Cognitive-Upon completion of the program, the student will demonstrate the ability to comprehend, apply, analyze, and evaluate information relevant to his or her role as an entry level Paramedic as defined by the U.S. Department of Transportation National Standard Curriculum goals and objectives.
- Psychomotor-Upon completion of the program, the student will demonstrate technical proficiency in all the skills necessary to fulfil the role of an entry level Paramedic.
- Affective-Upon completion of the program, the student will demonstrate personal behavior consistent with professional employer expectations for entry level Paramedic.
All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.
|BIOL 1010||Intro Anatomy and Physiology||3|
|BIOL 1020||Intro Anatomy & Physiology Lab||1|
|EMSE 1200||Principles of Paramedic Care||4|
|EMSE 1210||Princ. of Paramedic Care Lab||2|
|EMSE 1300||Cardiac & Resp Emergencies||4|
|EMSE 1310||Cardiac & Resp Emerg Lab||1|
|EMSE 1320||Paramedic Clinic Internship I||1|
|EMSE 1500||Medical Emergencies||4|
|EMSE 1510||Medical Emergencies Lab||1|
|EMSE 1520||Paramedic Clinic Internship II||1|
|EMSE 2200||Special Populations in EMS||4|
|EMSE 2210||Special Populations in EMS lab||1|
|EMSE 2220||Paramedic Clinical Internsh II||1|
|EMSE 2300||Trauma Emergencies||4|
|EMSE 2310||Trauma Emergencies Lab||1|
|EMSE 2320||Paramedic Field Practicum I||1|
|EMSE 2400||EMS Operations&Paramedic Rev||2|
|EMSE 2420||Paramedic Field Practicum II||1|