Program: Advanced EMT
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-146-08
Length: 16 credit hours, 2 semesters
Lead Faculty: Paul Ruppert
Gainful Employment Disclosure Information: Please see www.pdc.edu/future-students/gainful-employment/ to access gainful employment information for this program.
Purpose: To prepare students for certification beyond basic EMT.
Admission Requirements: Students must meet the general admissions requirements established by the College. Placement testing is not required. Additionally, applicants must have completed the Emergency Medical Service EMT- Basic Career Studies Certificate or hold a current Commonwealth of Virginia EMT-Basic Certification and have the permission of the program lead family.
|Advanced EMT (221-146-08)
Required Courses and Credits
|EMT 109||CPR for Healthcare Provide2||1|
|EMS 111||Emergency Medical Technician3||7|
|EMS 120||EMT-Basic Clinical||1|
|Total Semester Credits||9|
|EMS 151||Intro to Advanced Life Support||4|
|EMS 152||Advanced EMT Completion||2|
|EMS 170||ALS Internship||1|
|Total Semester Credits||7|
|Total Required Credits||16|
2 HLT 11 (2 credits) can substitute for EMT 109 (1 credit)
3 Completion of both EMS 112 (4 credits) and EMS 113 (3 credits) can be substituted for EMS 111 (7 credits)