Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate

Award: Career Studies

Purpose: This Career Studies Certificate is designed to produce competent entry level Emergency Medical Technicians (EMS) Intermediates who can service the community with advanced life support care via the EMS infrastructure. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible for National Registry testing and certification in Virginia.

Occupational Objectives: Employment opportunities for EMT-I’s are available with Ambulance, Fire and Rescue Services, Hospitals, Government Departments, Sales, and Humanitarian Relief organizations.

Admission Requirements: The Student is required to have a GED or high school diploma and meet the general education requirements of the College. In addition, admission requires current credentialing as an EMT-Basic or Enhanced or Basic Life Support Provider Certification. Admission is on a selective basis. For more information, contact the Workforce Services Office.

Program Requirements: To receive the Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate Career Studies Certificate you must complete 21 credits of the listed courses.

The program is structured within the following courses:

EMS 105 Basic Medication Administration Procedures 1 credit
EMS 151 Introduction to ALS 4 credits
EMS 170 ALS Internship I 1 credit
EMS 153 Basic EKG Recognition 2 credits
EMS 155 ALS Medical Care 4 credits
EMS 172 ALS Internship II 2 credits
EMS 157 ALS Trauma Care 3 credits
EMS 159 Special Populations 2 credits
EMS 173 ALS Internship III 2 credits
  Total Minimum Credits___ 21 credits


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