Coastal Pines Technical College

Coastal Pines Technical College 2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook

Pre-hospital EMS Operations PEO1

Up one level

Paramedicine

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description

The Prehospital EMS Operations certificate program combines Emergency Medical Technician and Advanced Emergency Medical Technician. This

certificate prepares students to provide basic and limited advanced emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access

the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. This

certificate allows the graduate to function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians

perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician is a link

from the scene to the emergency health care system. Successful completion of the program allows the graduate to take the National Registry of Emergency

Medical Technicians AEMT certification examination and apply for Georgia licensure as an AEMT.

Program Approval

The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) program is approved by Georgia Department of Public Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma (SOEMST).

Licensure/Certification Information

Upon successful completion of EMSP 1110, 1120, 1130, 1150 and 1160, students may be able to sit for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) EMT certification examination. http://www.nremt.org/

After successful completion of the NREMT examination for EMT, students may apply for Georgia state licensure through the State Office of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma(SOEMST). http://ems.ga.gov/

Upon successful completion EMSP 1110, 1120, 1130, 1140, 1150, 1160, 1510, 1520 1530 and 1540, students may be able to sit for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) AEMT certification examination. http://www.nremt.org/

After successful completion of the NREMT examination for AEMT, students may apply for Georgia state licensure through the State Office of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma(SOEMST). http://ems.ga.gov/ Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

18

High School Diploma or GED Required

Yes

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (Accuplacer)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

60

55

34

N/A

 

Other Conditions of Admission

Submit documentation of current certification and/or licensure as an: EMT or EMT-Basic (with successful completion of Georgia State Office of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma (SOEMST) EMT-B to AEMT update course); or proof of successful completion of EMSP 1110, EMSP 1120, EMSP 1130, EMSP 1140, EMSP 1150, and EMSP 1160.

Criminal background checks and drug screens may be required based on the requirements for participation in clinical experiences.

Location(s)

Golden Isles

Jesup

Waycross

Program Courses

Credits

EMSP 1110 - Introduction to the EMT Profession

3

EMSP 1120 – EMT Assessment/Airway Management & Pharmacology

3

EMSP 1130 – Medical Emergencies for the EMT

3

EMSP 1140 – Special Patient Populations

3

EMSP 1150 – Shock and Trauma for the EMT

3

EMSP 1160 – Clinical and Practical Applications for the EMT

1

EMSP 1510 - Advanced Concepts for the AEMT

3

EMSP 1520 - Advanced Patient Care for the AEMT

3

EMSP 1530 - Clinical Applications for the AEMT

1

EMSP 1540 - Clinical and Practical Applications for the AEMT

3

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

26

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