Emergency Medical Services - Intermediate
Career Studies Certificate (C.S.C.)
The purpose of this curriculum is to produce competent entry-level Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediates (EMT-I/99) who can service the community with advanced life support care via the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) infrastructure. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible for National Registry testing and certification in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Employment opportunities for EMT-Intermediates are available with ambulance, fire and rescue services; hospitals; local, state and federal government agencies; and humanitarian relief organizations.
Admission Requirements and Special Conditions
To be eligible for placement in the program students are required to:
- Submit a college admission application.
- Take the COMPASS or ASSET placement test or submit SAT or ACT scores.* (Note: The reading and writing instrument may change during Fall 2012.)
- Have transcripts of previous high school and college courses sent to John Tyler Community College.
- Submit required health certificate.
- Have current CPR certification at the Health Care Provider level.
* A reading score of 81 on the COMPASS or comparable score on the ASSET, SAT, or ACT is required.
|1st Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|EMS 111 Emergency Medical Technician - Basic||7|
|EMS 120 Emergency Medical Technician – Basic Clinical||1|
|2nd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|EMS 151 Introduction to Advanced Life Support||4|
|EMS 153 Basic ECG Recognition||2|
|EMS 157 ALS Trauma Care||3|
|EMS 170 ALS Internship I||1|
|EMS 213 ALS Skills Development||1|
|3rd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|EMS 155 ALS Medical Care||4|
|EMS 159 ALS Special Populations||3|
|EMS 172 ALS Clinical Internship II||1|
|EMS 173 ALS Field Internship II||1|
|EMS 215 Registry Review||1|
|Total Credits For Program||29|
For additional information on this program, please contact the Division of Health Sciences: 804-768-6611 (Chester).