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Courses & Requirements

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The Certificate in Paramedic Technology (EMT-P) prepares students for careers in Emergency Medical Service. The program is presented through a series of lecture, laboratory, hospital clinical and field internship experiences. The program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health/Office of Emergency Medical Services and the national guidelines for paramedic education. Graduates are eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians examination. Students must earn a grade of C or higher in all EMT, BIO and HES courses in order to graduate. A minimum of 37 credits are required to graduate.

Additional Admissions Criteria:

Enrollment Services will provide additional admissions criteria for this program. Admission Criteria can be found on Health Required Forms.

CORI/CHRI/SORI:

Students interested in participation in this academic program may be required to undergo a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, a Criminal Records Central Repository (CHRI) check and/or a Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) check. For more information, visit http://www.necc.mass.edu/cori-sori.

CPR:

Students are required to be CPR Certified at the Health Care Provider/ Professional Rescuer level prior to the start of clinical courses.

Drug Screening:

Students enrolled in this academic program are required to pass a drug screening analysis.

Health:

Students are required to complete a health evaluation, including the Hepatitis B immunization series, prior to final acceptance to the Program.

Student Professional Liability Insurance:

Students are required to carry professional liability insurance. The premium is to be paid at the time of course registration.

Requirements:
Courses Credits Comments
BIO101 Human Biology &
BIO102 Human Biology Lab
OR
BIO122 Anatomy & Physiology II
3
1
OR
4
Prerequisite for BIO101 &
Prerequisite for BIO102
OR
Prerequisite for BIO122
     
EMT103 Introduction to Paramedicine 2 Prerequisite
EMT104 Pharmacology for Paramedic (EMT-P) 3 Prerequisite
EMT105 Medical Emergencies 3 Prerequisite
EMT106 Trauma Emergencies 4 Prerequisite
EMT107 Cardiovascular Emergencies 3 Prerequisite
EMT108 Paramedicine Clinical Rotation 4 Prerequisite
EMT109 Paramedicine Field Experience I 2 Prerequisite
EMT110 Special Populations in Paramedicine 3 Prerequisite
ENG101 English Composition I 3 Prerequisite
ENG102 English Composition II 3 Prerequisite
HES209 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 1  
HES210 Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) 1  
HES211 Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NPR) 1  

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