Emergency Medical Services Curriculum
 

Entrance requirements:
To enroll in the EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate, or EMT-Paramedic programs, you must be at least 18 years of age, have all current immunizations, and be able to meet the requirements of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment EMTS Division Functional EMT Job Description. For enrollment into the EMT-Intermediate or Paramedic programs, you must have a current Colorado EMT-Basic certification, successfully complete all prescreening examinations, and prerequisites, and obtain department approval for enrollment into these programs.

The EMS Department is offering an EMT-Intermediate to Paramedic Bridge course for those who are EMT-Intermediates. To qualify for this program you must be an EMT-I99, be eligible for state certification, and pass an EMT-I prescreening exam or be nationally registered as an EMT-I99. For more information on prerequisites and classes, please call the EMS Department.

ASSOCIATE (AAS) DEGREE: Emergency Medical Services
TOTAL CREDITS 75.5

Semester One:

    • 9   EMS 125 EMT Basic
    • .5  HPR 102 CPR for Professionals: Professional Rescuer
    • 4   BIO 201 Human Anatomy and Physiology I

Semester Two:

    • 4   BIO 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
    • 3   ENG 121 English Composition I
    • 3   MAT 107 Career Math
    • 3   COM 115 Public Speaking

Semester Three:

    • 3   EMS 225 Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice
    • 2   EMS 226 Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice - Lab
    • 3   EMS 229 Paramedic Pharmacology
    • 2   EMS 230 Paramedic Pharmacology Lab
    • 4   EMS 233 Paramedic Medical Emergencies
    • 1   EMS 234 Paramedic Medical Emergencies Lab

Semester Four:

    • 3   EMS 227 Paramedic Special Considerations
    • 2   EMS 228 Paramedic Special Considerations Lab
    • 5   EMS 231 Paramedic Cardiology
    • 1   EMS 232 Paramedic Cardiology Lab
    • 4   EMS 235 Paramedic Trauma Emergencies
    • 1   EMS 236 Paramedic Trauma Emergencies Lab
    • 2   EMS 237 Paramedic Internship Preparatory

Semester Five:

    • 6   EMS 280 Paramedic Internship I
    • 3   PSY 235 Human Growth and Development

Semester Six:

    • 6   EMS 281 Paramedic Internship II
 


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