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College Catalog: Health Sciences: Advanced EMT

Program: Advanced EMT
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-146-08
Length: 17 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
Sample Schedule
First Semester
EMS 100 CPR for Healthcare Providers1 1
EMS 111 Emergency Medical Technician 7
EMS 120 EMT-Basic Clinical 1
Total Semester Credits 9
Second Semester
EMS 150 Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) 7
EMS 170 ALS Internship 1
Total Semester Credits 8
Total Required Credits 17

1 HLT 105 is an approved substitute