Tyler Junior College

Emergency Medical Services Professions

Paramedic (Certificate)

Certificate of Proficiency | 2015-2016 Catalog

Total Semester Hours: 39

EMSP 1501 Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
EMSP 1166 Practicum-EMT OR
    Field Experience - Emergency Medical Technology/Technician)

Semester I

EMSP 1338 Introduction to Advanced Practice 
EMSP 1356 Patient Assessment and Airway Management
EMSP 2306 Emergency Pharmacology
EMSP 1355 Trauma Management
EMSP 1167 Paramedic Practicum I

Semester II**

EMSP 2444 Cardiology
EMSP 2330 Special Populations
EMSP 1266 Practicum (or Field Experience)- Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 
EMSP 2434 Medical Emergencies

Semester III

EMSP 2305 EMS Operations      
EMSP 2243 Assessment Based Management       
EMSP 2266 Practicum (or Field Experience)- Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 

After successfully completing these courses, students are eligible to apply to take the National Registry of EMT’s examination for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic.

** EMS Certification as an EMT-Basic is required to continue to Semester II.

Note: Special admission and retention rules apply to all portions of the emergency medical service professions program. See department chair for details. Admission to the program is selective and prior acceptance to the program is required before enrollment. 

EMS Contact Information

Shay Steel
Program Coordinator
Office: Pirtle T262

Email: sste4@tjc.edu

Telephone: 903-510-2112