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2014-15 College Catalog

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Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic - Certificate (Career)

Application Code 133

For curriculum information, contact the Health Sciences Division—Room HS-236—443-518-1560.

This certificate is a track within the Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic degree. Current EMT-B certification* and all required prerequisite courses must be verified for enrollment in EMSP-160, along with proof of experience as an EMT-B as outlined by Code of Maryland (COMAR) regulations.

*For information on obtaining EMT-B certification, contact the office of Admissions and Advising or the Program Director for Emergency Medical Services.

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIOL-101General Biology I

4

-or

BIOL-107Fundamentals of Microbiology

4

BIOL-203Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BIOL-204Anatomy and Physiology II

4

EMSP-160Prevention and Management of Emergency Situations

6

EMSP-200Airway, Patient Assessment and Trauma Management

9

EMSP-205Medical Emergencies I

5

EMSP-210Medical Emergencies II

9

EMSP-215Medical Emergencies III

6

EMSP-230Paramedic Internship and Evaluation

5

MATH-105Drug Calculations

1

A grade of “C” or better is required in paramedic, mathematics, and science courses.

Total Credit Hours: 53

For important information about this financial aid-eligible program that leads to gainful employment, please visit www.howardcc.edu/disclosures.