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Course/Program Inventory 
    
Course/Program Inventory

Emergency Medical Technician


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Technical Certificate

Emergency Medical Technician [EMT]

Program Summary

 

Academic Program Inventory Title: Emergency Medical Technician

                                                                     

Program Prerequisites [if any]:

  • Be admitted to the college
  • Submit proof of medical malpractice insurance and health insurance as required.
  • Complete a physical exam, along with all required vaccinations and/or titers.
  • Meet other Admission requirements as stipulated in the Rules of the Tennessee Department of Health, Bureau of Health Licensure and Regulation, Office of Emergency Medical Services.

 

EMT Description:

The EMT Program is delivered through a combination of classroom instruction (didactic and psychomotor) and clinical experience. Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to sit for the National Registry’s written and practical examinations.  Upon successful completions of examinations and other licensure requirements, the student will be eligible for the State of Tennessee EMT license.  The EMT renders life support to patients at the scene of their injuries or illnesses and prepares these patients for transport to the hospital.

 

Certificate:

COURSE

TITLE

Hrs

EMSB  1601

EMT Medical Emergencies and EMS Operations

6

EMSB  1602

EMT Trauma and Medical Emergencies

6

EMSB  1101

EMT Medical Skills Lab

1

EMSB  1102

EMT Trauma and Medical Skills Lab

1

EMSB  1111

EMT Clinical

1

EMSB  1112

EMT Field Internship

1

 

Semester Credit Hour Total

16

 

Professional Accrediting Body:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)

State Agency/Entity Oversight:

The Tennessee Department of Health, Division of Health Licensure and Regulation, Office of Emergency Medical Services

Applicable Certifications/License or Industry-recognized Certificates [for each concentration]:

National EMS Certification is delivered by the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) written and practical examinations

State of Tennessee Emergency Medical Technician license.

 

Translation Criteria for EMS clinical hours:

Semester Credit Hours

Minimum Contact Hours

Maximum Contact Hours

1

48

96

2

97

144

3

145

192

4

193

240

5

241

288

6

289

336

 

Architected Pathway

The default sequence of courses, stated by semester, for this program of study is prescribed by the statewide faculty curriculum committee as the best model for the student to complete the academic award in an efficient and timely manner.  To deviate from this sequence the student must request a waiver from the program director or appropriate designee. The student must be made aware by the program director or appropriate designee that deviation from this default pathway may result in a delay for completing the required courses for the academic award within the stated time frame.

 

(One semester Model)

 

COURSE

TITLE

Hrs

EMSB  1601

EMT Medical Emergencies and EMS Operations

6

EMSB  1602

EMT Trauma and Medical Emergencies

6

EMSB  1101

EMT Medical Skills Lab

1

EMSB  1102

EMT Trauma and Medical Skills Lab

1

EMSB  1111

EMT Clinical

1

EMSB  1112

EMT Field Internship

1

 

Semester Credit Hour Total

16

 

 

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