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Emergency Medical Services Professions Curriculum

 Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Certificate   |   Paramedic Certificate
 

Emergency Medical Services, A.A.S

(60-61 Semester Credit Hours)

For the first through fourth semesters, see the Paramedic Certificate.

To continue on in the EMS Degree Program the following courses must be completed:
(19 - 20 Total Hours)

  Prerequisities (4 Hours Total)
Course # Course Name
Elective Humanities OR Visual/Performing Arts Elective
Elective Math OR Natural Science
Elective Behavioral Science or Speech
ENGL 1301 Freshman College English I
EMSP 1260 EMT
EMSP 1501 EMT - Basic

Emergency Medical Technician Certificate Programs

Certificate programs are for individuals who have an interest in emergency medical services or who are interested in advancing their level of certification. Students may obtain certificates of completion from Weatherford College after completion of the EMT Basic, EMT Intermediate, and Paramedic Certification levels. Graduates are eligible for state certification by successfully completing a written examination administered by the Texas Department of Health.

 

• Emergency Medical Technician – Basic Certificate

Basic Certificate (12 Hours Total) Prerequisities (4 Hours Total)
Course # Course Name Hours
EMSP 1501 EMT – Basic 5
EMSP 1260 Clinical - Emergency Medical Technician 2
EMSP 1391 Special Topics in Emergency Medical Technology 3
HPRS 1206 Medical Terminology 2

 

• Paramedic Certificate

(45 semester hours required for completion)

Upon completion of 45 Semester Hours, the Paramedic Certificate is completed. After first semester of the Paramedic Certificate, students may earn Intermediate Certification.

Prerequisities (4 Hours Total) Prerequisities (4 Hours Total)
Course # Course Name Hours
BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I  
First Semester (14 Hours Total)
Course # Course Name Hours
EMSP 1438 Introduction to Advanced Practice 4
EMSP 1456 Patient Assessment and Airway Management 4
EMSP 1455 Trauma Management 4
EMSP 2260 Clinical – Emergency Medical EMT Paramedic 2
 
Second Semester (14 Hours Total)
Course # Course Name Hours
EMSP 2348 Emergency Pharmacology 3
EMSP 2434 Medical Emergencies 4
EMSP 2544 Cardiology 5
EMSP 2261 Clinical – Emergency Medical EMT Paramedic 2
 
Third Semester (13 Hours Total)
Course # Course Name Hours
EMSP 2330 Special Populations 3
EMSP 2338 EMS Operations 3
EMSP 2361 Clinical – Emergency Medical EMT Paramedic 3
EMSP 2243 Assessment Based Management 2
EMSP 2264 Practicum – Emergency Medical EMT Paramedic 2

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