Courses & Requirements
The Associate Degree in Science in Paramedic (EMT-P) Technology 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 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 67 credits are required to graduate.
Additional Admissions Criteria:
Enrollment Services has additional admissions criteria for this program.
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.
Students are required to be CPR Certified at the Health Care Provider/ Professional Rescuer level prior to the start of clinical courses.
Students enrolled in this academic program are required to pass a drug screening analysis.
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.
|BIO121 Anatomy & Physiology I||4||Prerequisite|
|BIO122 Anatomy & Physiology II||4||Prerequisite|
|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||2||Prerequisite|
|EMT110 Special Populations in Paramedicine||3||Prerequisite|
|ENG101 English Composition I||3|
|ENG102 English Composition II||3||Prerequisite|
|HES205 Advanced Cardiac Dysrhythmia Recognition and Management||2||Prerequisite|
|HES207 Clinical Pathophysiology||3||Prerequisite|
|HES209 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)||1|
|HES210 Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)||1|
|HES211 Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)||1|
|PSY101 Introduction to Psychology||3|
|SPN105 Conversational Medical Spanish I||3|
|Computer Elective||3||CIS110 Computer Applications or higher|
|Math Elective||3||MAT111 or higher|
|Social Science Elective||3||SOC108 Death & Dying or SOC204 Race & Ethnic Relations recommended|
|Free Elective||3||HES201 Healthcare Law and Ethics recommended|