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Metropolitan Community College Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Program

EMT & Paramedic Curriculum

MCC Campus(es):
MCC-Penn Valley, Health Science Institute

Program Coordinator, EMS Education:
Lisa McGuire, 816.604.4810

Application deadline for certificate: November 1st to begin the program in January, and June 1st to begin the program in August.

IMPORTANT: Certificate and degree requirements may change! Please consult an academic advisor before enrolling.

A.A.S. EMT-Paramedic

A.A.S. EMT-Paramedic (PDF)

Program Prerequisites
COLL 100
HLSC 100
First Year Seminar or
Introduction to Health Professions
1-2
EMS 150 Emergency Medical Technician 8
General Education Requirements
ENGL 101 Composition and Reading I 3
HIST 120
HIST 121
POLS 136
United States History to 1865 or
United States History Since 1865 or
Introduction to U. S.  National Politics
3
MATH 120 College Algebra or higher 3
PSYC 140 General Psychology 3
COMM 100 Fundamentals of Speech 3
Any biological or physical science course (BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS) 4-6
Specific Program Requirements
HLSC 108
BIOL 109
BIOL 110
BIOL 210
Introductory Anatomy and Physiology Health Professions or
Anatomy and Physiology or
Human Anatomy and
Human Physiology
4-10
EMS 154 Foundations 1
EMS 159 Advanced Patient Assessment 2
EMS 168 Paramedic Laboratory I 3
EMS 176 Airway and Respiratory Management 1
EMS 192 Pharmacology 3
EMS 201 Clinical Research and Documentation 1
EMS 212 Cardiology 3
EMS 214 Paramedic Skills Laboratory II 3
EMS 216 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 1
EMS 218 Medical Emergencies 3
EMS 224 Trauma Management 1
EMS 230 Special Patient Populations 1
EMS 236 Paramedic Laboratory III 3
EMS 254 Paramedic Clinical 6
EMS 258 Paramedic Field Internship 10
EMS 280 Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) 1
EMS 284 Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) 1
EMS 286 Pediatric Emergency Care 1
Total Credit Hours Required 77-86
Last Modified: 12/18/19