Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic


 

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Curriculum

 Certificate Of Technical Studies Program


Prerequisite: Current Louisiana Licensed, Nationally Registered EMT Basic or Intermediate

Placement test scores with eligibility for Math 096 and ENGL 101

Intro to Anatomy & Phys. (Biol. 161 and 163) must be taken as a prerequisite for A&P 's


COURSES IN MAJOR 

City Park Day Fall Session • St Tammany FD#4 Northshore Day Spring Session • East Jefferson EMS Night SpringSession

EMTE 225 Introduction to Preparatory EMS & Patient Assessment                                                                

4

EMTE 226 Introduction to Preparatory EMS & Patient Assessment Lab                                                         

3

EMTE 235 Acute Medical & Trauma Emergencies                                                                                             

4

EMTE 236 Acute Medical & Trauma Emergencies Lab                                                                                     

1

EMTE 237 Acute Medical & Trauma Emergencies Practicum                                                                          

1

City Park Day Spring Session • St Tammany FD#4 Day Summer Session • East Jefferson EMS Night Summer Session

EMTE 245 Advanced Airway Management & Emergency Cardiac Care                                                   

4

EMTE 246 Advanced Airway Management & Emergency Cardiac Care Lab                                               

1

EMTE 247 Advanced Airway Management & Emergency Cardiac Care Practicum                                      

1

EMTE 255 Obstetrical & Pediatric Emergencies                                                                                                 

4

EMTE 256 Obstetrical & Pediatric Emergencies Lab                                                                                          

2

EMTE 257 Obstetrical & Pediatric Emergencies Practicum                                                                              

1

City Park Day Summer Session • St Tammany FD#4 Day Fall Session • East Jefferson EMS Night Fall Session

EMTE 265 Assessment Based Management & Special Situations                                                                 

4

EMTE 266 Assessment Based Management & Special Situations Lab                                                          

1

 

EMTE 267 Assessment Based Management & Special Situations Practicum                                           

1

                                  

Associate Degree

 **Students are not eligible to apply for State and National Registry Examinations until all course work is successfully completed in General Education, Required Related and Courses in Major.


The Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic Program at Delgado Community College includes two years of integrated general education, required related courses, and the EMT professional courses. The EMT component of the program begins in August and January of each year and consists of 12 months of class work and practical experience.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Course Number

Course Title

Credits

ENGL 101

English Composition I  

3

ENGL 102

 English Composition II

3

MATH 118

Algebra for college Students

3

MATH 120

 Math Survey

3

*

Humanities Elective  

3

*Refer to Humanities Elective courses listed in the current Delgado Community College Catalog.

REQUIRED RELATED COURSES:

Course Number

Course Title

Credits

BIOL 251

Human Anatomy & Physiology I

3

BIOL 253

Human Anatomy & Physiology I Lab

1

BIOL 252

Human Anatomy & Physiology II

3

BIOL 254

Human Anatomy & Physiology II Lab

1

HESC 111

Medical Terminology

3

HESC 161

Intro EKG

3

PSYC 127

General Psychology

3

PSYC 226

Human Growth and Development

3

NOTE: Science courses over 10 years old may require repetition. Check with the Allied Health Admissions counselor.

REQUIRED COURSES IN MAJOR:

Course Number

Course Title

Credits

EMTE 225

Intro. to Prep. EMS & Patient Assess.

4

EMTE 226

Intro. to Prep. EMS & Patient Assess. Lab

3

EMTE 235

Acute Med & Emergency

4

EMTE 236

Acute Med & Emergency Lab

1

EMTE 237

Acute Med & Emergency Practicum

1

EMTE 245

Advanced Airway Management & Emergency Cardiac Care

4

EMTE 246

Advanced Airway Management & Emergency Cardiac Care Lab

1

EMTE 247

Advanced Airway Management & Emergency Cardiac Care Practicum

1

EMTE 255

Obstetr. & Ped Emergency

4

EMTE 256

Obstetr. & Ped Emergency Lab

2

EMTE 257

Obstetr. & Ped Emergency Practicum

1

EMTE 265

Assess. Based Management & Special Situations

4

EMTE 266

Assess. Based Management & Special Situations Lab

1

EMTE 267

Assess. Based Management & Special Situations Practicum

1

Total Credit Hours: 70