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.
Certified as a Virginia Intermediate
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 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