Emergency Medical Services EMT-Basic Certificate



Year 1 Semester 1
Fall or Spring
EMSP 1501 EMT Basic

Introduction to the level of Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic. Includes all the knowledge and skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with an EMS public or private service fire department or other specialized service areas. Certification Agencies: National Registry of EMT's and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Credit hours
5 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of lecture and five hours of lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

EMSP 1164 EMT Basic Practicum

Instruction providing detailed education training and work-based experience and direct patient/client care generally at a clinical site. Specific detailed learning objectives are developed for each course by the faculty. On-site clinical instruction supervision evaluation and placement is the responsibility of the College faculty. Clinical experiences are unpaid external learning experiences. Course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (Fall Spring Summer)

Credit hours
1 credit hour.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
One hundred twenty-eight hours of clinical in an emergency department labor and delivery and mobile intensive care unit.
Prerequisites

Suggested: Licensing/Certification Agency: Texas Department of Health.

Pre/Co-requisites

EMSP 1501 


Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

PHED 1114 Weight Training

This course teaches the basics of muscular conditioning with the use of specially designed weight machines. Students will be assessed as to current condition and an individualized program will be developed to meet the desires and needs of each one.

Credit hours
1 credit hour.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of activity each week

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

Total Credit Hours
7

Year 1 Semester 2
Spring
MDCA 1313 Medical Terminology

This course is a study and practical application of medical vocabulary system. Includes structure recognition analysis definition spelling pronunciation and combination of medical terms form prefixes suffixes roots and combining forms. (Fall Spring Summer)

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Two hours of lecture and three hours of lab each week.

Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

SCIT 1391 Special Topics in Anatomy

Topics address recently identified current events skills knowledge and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course is designed for the pre-hospital professional.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours lecture and three hours of lab each week.
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications

Introduces and develops foundational skills in applying essential and emerging business productivity information technology tools. The focus of this course is on business productivity software applications including word processing spreadsheets databases presentation graphics data analytics and business-oriented utilization of the internet.

Credit hours
3 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical
Three hours of class each week.
Prerequisites

Knowledge of keyboard.


Note

Additional course fee(s) required.

Total Credit Hours
9





Total Program Hours
16



PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

A career in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is both challenging and rewarding. EMS personnel have the knowledge and skills to provide pre-hospital medical care for people who are ill or injured. Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) and Paramedics make a difference every day. If you are hardworking, have an interest in health science, are able to remain calm in stressful situations and want to help others, a career in EMS might be right for you. New classes start often, so you can get started right away.


Recommended High School Endorsement
Public Service


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For More Information Contact

Russell VanBibber
903-434-8269
rvanbibber@ntcc.edu