EMS 110 – EMT

Emergency Medical Science
Lecture: 6 Lab: 6 Clinic: 3 Work: 0 Credits: 9
This course introduces basic emergency medical care. Topics include preparatory, airway, patient assessment, medical emergencies, trauma, infants and children, and operations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve North Carolina State or National Registry EMT certification.

EMS 120 – Advanced EMT

Emergency Medical Science
Lecture: 4 Lab: 6 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 6
This course is designed to provide the essential information on pre-hospital management techniques appropriate to the level of the Advanced EMT. Topics must meet current credentialing and/or regulatory guidelines for the Advanced EMT as outlined by the NC Office of EMS. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competency at the Advanced EMT level.

EMS 121 – AEMT Clinical Practicum

Emergency Medical Science
Lecture: 0 Lab: 0 Clinic: 6 Work: 0 Credits: 2
This course provides the hospital and field internship/clinical experiences required in preparation for the Advanced EMT certification. Emphasis is placed on performing patient assessments, treatments, and interactions appropriate at the Advanced EMT level of care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competency at the Advanced EMT skill level.

EMS 122 – EMS Clinical Practicum I

Emergency Medical Science
Lecture: 0 Lab: 0 Clinic: 3 Work: 0 Credits: 1
This course provides the introductory hospital clinical experience for the paramedic student. Emphasis is placed on mastering fundamental paramedic skills. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competency with fundamental paramedic level skills demonstrate competency at the Advanced EMT skill level.

EMS 130 – Pharamacology

Emergency Medical Science
Lecture: 3 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 4
This course introduces the fundamental principles of pharmacology and medication administration and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include medical terminology, pharmacological concepts, weights, measures, drug calculations, vascular access for fluids and medication administration and legislation. Upon completion, students should be able to accurately calculate drug dosages, properly administer medications, and demonstrate general knowledge of Read More

EMS 131 – Advanced Airway Mgmt

Emergency Medical Science
Lecture: 1 Lab: 2 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 2
This course is designed to provide advanced airway management techniques and is required for paramedic certification. Topics must meet current guidelines for advanced airway management in the pre-hospital setting. Upon completion, students should be able to properly utilize all airway adjuncts and pharmacology associated with airway control and maintenance.

EMS 160 – Cardiology I

Emergency Medical Science
Lecture: 2 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course introduces the study of cardiovascular emergencies and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, electrophysiology, and rhythm interpretation. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and interpret rhythms.

EMS 210 – Adv. Patient Assessment

Emergency Medical Science
Lecture: 1 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 2
This course covers advanced patient assessment techniques and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include initial assessment, medical-trauma history, field impression, complete physical exam process, on-going assessment, and documentation skills. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize basic communication skills and record and report collected patient data.

EMS 220 – Cardiology II

Emergency Medical Science
Lecture: 2 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course provides an in-depth study of cardiovascular emergencies and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include assessment and treatment of cardiac emergencies, cardiac pharmacology, and patient care. Upon completion, students should be able to manage the cardiac patient.

EMS 221 – EMS Clinical Practicum II

Emergency Medical Science
Lecture: 0 Lab: 0 Clinic: 6 Work: 0 Credits: 2
This course provides clinical experiences in the hospital and/or field. Emphasis is placed on increasing the proficiency of students’ skills and abilities in patient assessments and the delivery of care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate continued progress in advanced-level patient care.