Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate (221-146-03)

Pending Approval

Award: Certificate in Career Studies

Option: Virginia Intermediate

Length: Twenty-Seven (27) credit hours

Lead Faculty/Program Head: Gerald Griffith, Jr.

Purpose: This program prepares students to become entry-level Advance Life Support providers at the Virginia Intermediate level. The Virginia Intermediate certification does require the student to pass a psychomotor and cognitive examination.

EMS Intermediate Application Packet

Occupational Objectives

Certified as a Virginia Intermediate

Admission Requirements

Students must meet the general admissions requirements established by the College. Additionally, applicants must have completed the Emergency Medical Services EMT – Basic Career Studies Certificate or hold a current Commonwealth of Virginia EMT – Basic Certification and have the permission of the program head. The student also needs to complete an EMS Intermediate Application packet. This packet can be obtained from the Nursing and Allied Health Office at the Franklin Campus or the link located on this page.

Course Schedule

Course Number, Title, Credit

EMS 111 Emergency Medical Technician- Basic 7

EMS 120 EMT- Basic Clinical 1

EMS 151 Intro to Advance Life Support 4

EMS 153 Basic ECG Recognition 2

EMS 155 ALS Medical Care 4

EMS 170 ALS Internship 1

EMS 157 ALS – Trauma Care 3

EMS 159 ALS – Special Populations 3

EMS 172 ALS Clinical Internship II 1

EMS 173 ALS Field Internship II 1

Total Minimum Credits 27