Program: Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-146-03
Length: Twenty-eight (28) credit hours
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: This program prepares students to become Emergency Medical Services (EMS) at the National Intermediate level.
Occupational Objectives: Certified National Registry of EMTs Emergency Medical Services – Intermediate.
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 courses or hold a current Commonwealth of Virginia EMT-Basic Certification and have the permission of the program lead faculty.
|Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate (221-146-03)
Required Courses and Credits
|1st Semester (Summer)|
|EMT 109||CPR for the Healthcare Provider||1|
|EMS 111||Emergency Medical Technician||7|
|EMS 120||EMT- Basic Clinical||1|
|1st Semester Total Credits||9|
|2nd Semester (Fall)|
|EMS 151||Intro to Advance Life Support||4|
|EMS 152||Advanced EMT Completion||2|
|EMS 153||Basic ECG Recognition||2|
|EMS 154||ALS Cardiac Care||2|
|EMS 170||ALS Internship||1|
|2nd Semester Total Credits||11|
|3rd Semester (Spring)|
|EMS 157||ALS Trauma Care||3|
|EMS 159||EMS Special Populations||3|
|EMS 172||ALS Clinical Internship II||1|
|EMS 173||ALS Field Internship II||1|
|3rd Semester Total Credits||8|
|Total Program Credits||28|