EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES EMS 51.0904 (Degree)
Program Description: Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics care for the sick or injured in emergency medical settings. People’s lives often depend on their quick reaction and competent care. EMTs and paramedics respond to emergency calls, performing medical services and transporting patients to medical facilities. The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program is designed to provide the student with theory, practical demonstration, lab practice, and clinical experiences to prepare competent entry-level Emergency Medical Technicians and paramedic. Upon successful completion of each licensure level of EMS, a student is eligible to take the applicable National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) Certification Exam. Upon successful completion of the first semester, students will be awarded an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Short Certificate and will eligible to take the NREMT Certification Exam. Upon successful completion of the second semester, students will be awarded an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) Short Certificate and will be eligible to take the NREMT Certification Exam. Upon successful completion of the EMS program (Paramedic Level), students awarded an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic and will be eligible to take the NREMT Certification Exam. EMS Program Mission: The mission of the Emergency Medical Services Program at LBW Community College is to prepare competent entry-level Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedics in cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels. The program mission supports the College Mission by providing academic and technical instruction and workforce development. Accreditation: The Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic Program at Lurleen B. Wallace Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs 9355 – 113 th St. N, #7709 Seminole, FL 33775 727-210-2350 www.caahep.org The EMT certificate programs (EMT and AEMT) are approved by the Alabama Department of Public Health, Office of EMS and Trauma.
Admission Requirements: Applicants must apply and be accepted to the College prior to applying to the EMS program. Once accepted into the College, the applicant must complete
2022-23 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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