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College Catalog: Health Sciences: Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate

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
Sample Schedule
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