Paramedic Programs

Major Code: EMS

Advisor: R. Nelson, C. Whitfield

This program combines general education as well technical and clinical training in Paramedicine to prepare the successful graduate to work as a Paramedic, by; performing emergent, pre-hospital, advanced life support care on scene and en route to a hospital.

Program Pre-requisites or Co-requisite (4 credit hours): BIO 2511/2513 Anatomy and Physiology I Lab/Lecture (4 credit hours) Be a nationally registered emergency medical technician (NREMT). You must also be Mississippi Certified EMT upon acceptance to program.


FRESHMAN YEAR FALL

COURSE #COURSE NAMECR HRS

EMS 1122

Introduction to EM Systems

2

EMS 1314

Airway Management

4

EMS 1414

Patient Assessment

4

EMS 1513

Practicum I

3

EMS 1614

Pharmacology

4

 

  

TOTAL

 

17


FRESHMAN YEAR SPRING

COURSE #COURSE NAMECR HRS

EMS 1825

Cardiology

5

EMS 2855

Medical Patients

5

EMS 1525

Practicum II

5

EMS 2714

Trauma Patients

4

   

TOTAL

 

19


SOPHOMORE YEAR FALL

COURSE #COURSE NAMECR HRS

EMS 2414

Maternal/ Pediatric Emergencies

4

EMS 2565

Practicum III

5

EMS 2912

EMS Operations

2

EMS 1422

Special Patient Populations

2

 

  

TOTAL

 

13


SOPHOMORE YEAR SPRING

COURSE #COURSE NAMECR HRS

 ART 1113/    MUS 1113

Art or Music Appreciation

3

 PSY 1513/    SOC 2113

General Psychology or Intro to Sociology I

3

SPT 1113

Public Speaking

3

 

Math or Science Elective (includes A&P II)

3

 

Written Communication

3

 

  

TOTAL

 

16