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Paramedical Services (CRT.PS)

This certificate program is designed to provide the student with an in-depth study of pathophysiology, assessment, management and care of patients in the prehospital and out-of-hospital setting. Students successfully completing the classroom skills laboratory, hospital clinical and field clinical requirement will be eligible to take the Illinois Department of Public Health EMT-Paramedic licensing examination or the National Registry of EMT's examination. Completion of the certificate in Emergency Medical Services does not guarantee licensure. Program graduates are prepared for career opportunities in the field of emergency medical services, including urban and rural ambulance services and/or fire departments; industrial settings, and clinical settings. This program is conducted in cooperation with Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center and is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health and Highway Safety.


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FIRST YEAR
First Semester   Hours
EMS-050 Emergency Medical Tech-Basic  
7.5
SEMESTER TOTALS 7.5
Second Semester
EMS-056 Paramedical Services I  
6.0
EMS-065 Paramedic Skills I  
2.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 8.0
Summer Term
EMS-057 Paramedical Services II  
9.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 9.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester   Hours
EMS-062 EMS Pharmacology  
2.0
EMS-058 Paramedical Services III  
10.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 12.0
Second Semester
EMS-059 Paramedical Services IV  
10.0
EMS-066 Paramedic Skills II  
2.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 12.0
TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS 48.50