Emergency Medical PreParamedic - EG71 Technical Certificate of Credit
Program Description: The Emergency Medical Pre-Paramedic Technical Certificate program prepares students to provide basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Emergency Medical Technicians function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic equipment typically found on an ambulance. The program also allows students the opportunity to complete the general education core courses required for Paramedic diploma program. Successful completion of the program allows the graduate to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians EMT certification examination and apply for Georgia licensure as an EMT.
- Submit a completed application and application fee
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
- Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores, Georgia Milestones Literature/Composition or Georgia Milestones American Literature/Composition (for meeting English requirement only) or GED score of 145 or higher, or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a High School overall GPA of 2.0, a HOPE Scholarship GPA of 2.6 or higher after the completion of 10th grade, or have 2 years documented work experience in the subject area. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
Additional Program Requirements:
- American Heart Association Provider CPR Certification, physical examination, up-to-date immunizations, criminal background check and drug screen required prior to start of clinical rotation.
- Coffee – Spring 2021 and Fall 2022
- Valdosta – Fall 2020, Summer 2021, Summer 2022, and Spring 2023
This program is a HOPE Career Grant eligible program for students who are HOPE Grant eligible. The Career Grant award is a fixed amount per semester based on the number of credit hours taken. Maximum award per term is $500.Gainful Employment Information
|General Core Courses||9|
|ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I||3|
|MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics||3|
|PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology||3|
|ALHS 1011 Structure and Function of the Human Body||5|
|EMSP 1110 Introduction to the EMT Profession||3|
|EMSP 1120 EMT Assessment/Airway Management & Pharmacology||3|
|EMSP 1130 Medical Emergencies for the EMT||3|
|EMSP 1140 Special Patient Populations||3|
|EMSP 1150 Shock & Trauma for the EMT||3|
|EMSP 1160 Clinical & Practical Applications for the EMT||1|
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