Paramedic Programs

Major Code: EMS

Advisor: R. Nelson, Y. Hughes

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 1133

Foundations of Paramedicine

3

EMS 1213

Concepts of Airway and Respiratory Medicine

3

EMS 1713

Concepts of Neurological Medicine

3

EMS 1514

Practicum 1 (Laboratory and Hospital)

4

EMS 2715

Concepts of Traumatic Medicine

5

 

  

TOTAL

 

18


FRESHMAN YEAR SPRING

COURSE #COURSE NAMECR HRS

EMS 1325

Concepts of Cardiovascular Medicine

5

EMS 1913

Concepts of Reproductive Medicine

3

EMS 1525

Practicum II (Hospital and Field)

5

EMS 2314

Medical Emergencies/Secondary Assessment

4

   

TOTAL

 

17


SOPHOMORE YEAR FALL

COURSE #COURSE NAMECR HRS

EMS 2934

Paramedic Capstone

4

EMS 2566

Practicum III (Team Leads in Field Care)

6

EMS 2912

Concepts of EMS Operations

2

BIO 2523

Anatomy and Physiology Lecture

3

BIO 2521Anatomy and Physiology Lab1

TOTAL

 

16


SOPHOMORE YEAR SPRING

COURSE #COURSE NAMECR HRS

 ART1113/    MUS1113

Art or Music Appreciation

3

 PSY1513/    SOC2113

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