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  Dec 14, 2017
 
2017-2018 Updated Catalog 
  
2017-2018 Updated Catalog

Emergency Medical Services (AS)


Admission Program Objective Code EMSR
State CIP Code 1351090402

This curriculum forms the last stage of a career ladder program progression from Emergency Medical Technician (CCC)  (State CIP Code 0351090415) to Paramedic (CCC)  (State CIP Code 0351090405) to Emergency Medical Services (AS)  degree.

Students interested in pursuing this program must have a current and active Florida Bureau of Emergency Medical Services EMT/Paramedic licensure. Contact the Emergency Services/Paramedic program at (850) 729-4924 for more information.

General Education


Select one course from each category; see the AS Degree General Education Requirements  section of catalog for specific course listings:

  • ____ ____ Communication Skills 3 Credit Hours
  • ____ ____ Humanities 3 Credit Hours
  • ____ ____ Mathematics 3 Credit Hours
  • ____ ____ Natural Sciences 4 Credit Hours
  • ____ ____ Social Sciences 3 Credit Hours
  • ____ ____ Additional General Education Credits 2 Credit Hours

Total General Education Credits Required: 18


* BSC 2020C  (from Paramedic Core) may be used to meet GE Science.

EMT Certificate Courses


Total EMT Credits Required: 12


Total Paramedic Credits Required: 43


Total Program Credits Required: 73


Suggested Two Year Academic Plan


This program admits students in the fall/spring/summer semester(s). Below is a sample academic plan for these students admitted in the identified semester.

Emergency Medical Services (AS) (EMSR) Companion Certificates*
First Year EMTB EMPM
Summer Semester
EMS 1119C - Emergency Medical Technician 6 Credit Hours  
EMS 1335 - Emergency Vehicle Operators Course 1 Credit Hour  
EMS 1401L - EMT Lab 6 Credit Hours  
HSC 1531 - Medical Terminology 3 Credit Hours  
Total Semester Hours:  14
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fall Semester
BSC 2020C - Human Structure and Function 4 Credit Hours  
EMS 2231C - Paramedic Processes I 5 Credit Hours  
EMS 2435L - Paramedic Lab I 5 Credit Hours  
EMS 2552 - Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 1 Credit Hour  
EMS 1337 - Defensive Tactics 1 Credit Hour  
Total Semester Hours:  16
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spring Semester
EMS 2232C - Paramedic Processes II 5 Credit Hours  
EMS 2436L - Paramedic Lab II 5 Credit Hours  
EMS 2526 - Twelve-Lead EKG Interpretation 1 Credit Hour  
EMS 2553 - Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) 1 Credit Hour  
EMS 2555 - International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) 1 Credit Hour  
Elective - CCJ, EMS, FFP - 3 Credit Hours
Total Semester Hours:  16
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Second Year    
Summer Semester
EMS 2438C - Advanced Clinical Internship 2 Credit Hours  
EMS 2233 - Paramedic Processes III 2 Credit Hours  
EMS 2425L - Paramedic Externship 4 Credit Hours  
EMS 2342 - Advanced Extrication 1 Credit Hour  
DSC 2055 - Issues in Disaster Response 1 Credit Hour  
General Education Course - 3 Credit Hours
Total Semester Hours:  13
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fall Semester
General Education Course - 3 Credit Hours
General Education Course - 3 Credit Hours
General Education Course - 3 Credit Hours
General Education Course - 3 Credit Hours
General Education Course - 2 Credit Hours
Total Semester Hours:  14
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total Program Hours:  73    
*  Courses with √ can also be used in the Companion Certificate indicated:
EMTB - Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) (CCC)  
EMPM - Paramedic (CCC)