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Paramedical Services (AAS.PS)

AAS.PS The associate degree in Paramedical Services is a two-year intensive program that includes classroom, skills laboratory, hospital, and field clinical experiences. Students are prepared for career opportunities in the field of emergency medical services to include urban and rural ambulance services and/or fire departments, industrial settings and clinical settings. This program in conducted in cooperation with Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center and is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Division of EMS and Highway Safety. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be eligible to take the Illinois Department of Public Health EMT-Paramedic licensing examination or the National Registry of EMT's examination. Consult the Emergency Services Programs Coordinator for specific requirements of this program.

Upon completion of the degree, there will be additional expenses including licensure application fee and testing fee.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit. Lake Land Partnerships
FIRST YEAR
First Semester   Hours
EMS-050 Emergency Medical Tech-Basic  
7.5
BIO-225 Human Ana/Phys I
4.0
ENG-120 Composition I
3.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 14.5
Second Semester
EMS-061 Fundamentals of Paramedicine I +++ 
4.5
EMS-064 Paramedic Care Skills I +++ 
4.0
EMS-068 Clinical Experience I +++ 
1.5
PSY-279 Human Dev/Life Span
3.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 13.0
Third Semester
EMS-071 Fundamentals Paramedicine II ++++ 
4.0
EMS-074 Paramedical Care Skills II ++++ 
1.0
EMS-078 Clinical Experience II ++++ 
1.5
AHE-055 Math for Meds  
2.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 8.5
SECOND YEAR
First Semester   Hours
EMS-062 EMS Pharmacology
2.0
EMS-084 Paramedical Care Skills III
3.0
EMS-086 Fundamentals Paramedicine III
4.0
EMS-088 Clinical Experience III  
2.0
PSY-271 Intr/Psychology  
3.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 14.0
Second Semester
EMS-092 Fundamentals Paramedicine IV +++ 
2.0
EMS-094 Paramedical Care Skills IV +++ 
3.0
EMS-098 Parmedic Capstone Internship +++ 
1.5
BIO-226 Human Ana/Phys II
4.0
HED-290 Disease Processes
2.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 12.5
TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS 62.50