Academic Programs

Emergency Medical Services, Certificate


Locations:  Jackson and Marshall.Links to:
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An instructional program that prepares individuals to perform initial medical diagnosis, treatment, and comprehensive care in medical crises, under the general supervision of a coordinating physician. Includes instruction in all aspects of basic health care; disease, disorder, and injury symptomatology and diagnosis; emergency medical treatment procedures for various injuries and disease outbreaks; basic pharmacology; anesthetics; intravenous and other drug administration procedures; obstetrics procedures; basic surgical techniques; emergency medical equipment operation and maintenance; special care of patients exposed to heat, cold, radiation, or contagious disease; and administrative aspects of emergency medicine. Programs may include emergency vehicle operation and patient transportation procedures, depending on level of training.

Introduction to EMT Basic2.5
EMT Basic Completion Course4.5
Medical Terminology2
Anatomy & Physiology/Disease Conditions I2
 Electives - Choose 5 credits from the following:5
Anatomy & Physiology/Disease Conditions II2
Medical Office Procedures3
Medical Office Procedures II3
College Keyboarding3


Updated:  si 12/12/11