Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Emergency Medical Services
Associate of Applied Science

Date: 21-SEP-12

Effective Term: Winter 2013
 
EMT's and paramedics are trained to perform critical emergency medical intervention for both the traumatically injured and the acutely ill patient. The EMT program qualifies students to take the appropriate licensure exam. EMT Basic and Paramedic programs are available as well as the AAS. * Please note that this program requires a specialized application packet. Please see the health career admissions coordinator for more information.

Paramedic/EMS Prerequisites Minimum Credits: 13.00

BIO 110 Anatomy and Physiology 4
EMT 110 Basic Emergency Medical Tech 8
EMT 115 EMT Clinical 1

Program Required Courses Minimum Credits: 58.00

BIO 210 Human Physiology 4
COM 113 Interpersonal Communication 3
EMT 201 Prehospital Emergency Med I 5
EMT 211 Prehospital Emergency Pharm 5
EMT 215 Introductory EMS Clinical 3
EMT 221 Medical Emergencies 4
EMT 225 Medical Emergencies Clinical 2
EMT 231 Trauma and Disaster Medicine 5
EMT 235 Trauma Rotation 2
EMT 241 Cardiovascular Emergencies 5
EMT 245 Cardiac Clinical Rotation 2.5
EMT 251 Prehospital Emergency Med II 4
EMT 255 Specialized Care Rotation 1.5
EMT 265 Field Internship 5
ENG 110 College Writing I 3
MATH 100 Health Careers Math 1
-AND- PSY 150 Introductory Psychology 3
-OR- SOC 105 Introduction to Gerontology 3

Political Science Minimum Credits: 3.00

PSI 100 Introduction/Political Science 3
PSI 101 American Government 3
PSI 102 State and Local Government 3

Wellness/Physical Education Minimum Credits: 2.00

WPE 101 Principles of Fitness & Health 2
WPE 109 Water Safety Instructor 2
WPE 110 Lifeguard Training 2
WPE 112 Safety and First Aid 2
WPE 115 Beginning Coaching Techniques 3
WPE 116 Advance Coaching Techniques 3
WPE 117 Sports Officiating-Basketball 1
WPE 118 Sports Officiating-Volleyball 1
WPE 120 Nutrition for Wellness 2
WPE 122 Coaching Techniques-Basketball 2
WPE 124 Holistic Health 3
WPE 125 Contemporary Health Issues 3
WPE 128 Managing Stress 1
WPE 131 Fundamentals of Personal Train 3
WPE 140 Elementary Move & Activities 3
WPE 145 Physical Educ Method:Early Ele 3
WPE 150 Foundat's/Health, Phys Ed, Rec 3
WPE 152 Swimming for Fitness 1
WPE 153 Weight Training for Fitness 1
WPE 155 Aerobic Exercise 1
WPE 156 Water Aerobics 1
WPE 159 Beginning Golf 1
WPE 160 Beginning Swimming 1
WPE 161 Beginning Tennis 1
WPE 162 T'ai Chi 1
WPE 163 Yoga 1
WPE 168 Volleyball 1
WPE 170 Introduction/Massage Therapy 1
WPE 171 Beginning Pilates 1
WPE 173 Free Weight Training 1
WPE 176 Scuba Diving 2
WPE 177 Karate 2
WPE 178 Indoor Cycling/Fitness 1
WPE 179 Cardio Training - Basic 1
WPE 180 TaeKwonDo Traditional/Olympic 1
WPE 181 Intermediate Pilates 1
WPE 181 Intermediate Pilates 1
WPE 253 Independent Physical Training 1
WPE 260 Intermediate Swimming 1
WPE 263 Intermediate Yoga 1
WPE 270 Massage Therapy 2 1
WPE 272 Coaching Field Experience 2

  Minimum Total Credits: 76