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2016-2017 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.

Winter Term

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIOL-101General Biology I

4

-OR

BIOL-107Fundamentals of Microbiology

4

Suggested Semester 1

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIOL-203Anatomy and Physiology I

4

HEAL-105Drug Calculations

1

Summer Term

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIOL-204Anatomy and Physiology II

4

Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
EMSP-160Prevention and Management of Emergency Situations

6

EMSP-200Airway, Patient Assessment, and Trauma Management

9

Suggested Semester 3

Course NumberTitleCredits
EMSP-205Medical Emergencies I

5

EMSP-210Medical Emergencies II

9

Suggested Semester 4

Course NumberTitleCredits
EMSP-215Medical Emergencies III

6

EMSP-230Paramedic Internship and Evaluation

5

Total Credit Hours: 53

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

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

For important information about this program, including the graduation rate and median debt of students who completed, please visit www.howardcc.edu/disclosure-emergency-medical-technician-paramedic.