Tyler Junior College

Emergency Medical Services Professions

Paramedic (Certificate)

Certificate of Proficiency | 2014-2015 Catalog

Total Semester Hours: 42
Prerequisite

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 2348 Emergency Pharmacology
EMSP 1355 Trauma Management
EMSP 1167 Paramedic Practicum I

Semester II**

EMSP 2338 EMS Operations
EMSP 1168 Paramedic Practicum II
EMSP 2444 Cardiology
EMSP 2330 Special Populations
EMSP 1169 Paramedic Practicum III
EMSP 2243 Assessment Based Management
EMSP 2434 Medical Emergencies

Summer

EMSP 1149 Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support
EMSP 2135 Advanced Cardiac Life Support
EMSP 1147 Pediatric Life Support
EMSP 2166 Paramedic Practicum IV
EMSP 2167 Paramedic Practicum V

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

Edward Dushuanack
Temporary Program Director
Office: Pirtle T-255B

Email: edus@tjc.edu

Telephone: 903-510-3035

Advising contact: 903-510-2347