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Certificate in Applied Science (CAS)
Emergency Medical Services Technician-Paramedic

Tacy, Ben

Program Coordinator, Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
304-367-4501
214 Merchant Street Campus
Fairmont
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Opportunities: 

Gainful Employment Opportunities

Program Specific Admission Requirements: 
  • Apply and enroll with Pierpont.
  • Submit official high school transcript or verified GED score, ACT or SAT scores and/or college transcripts, if applicable.
  • Students admitted to the program must complete a physical examination and required immunizations prior to participation in any EMS Practicum course.
Program Specific Enrollment Requirements: 
  • Current Healthcare Provider CPR Card
  • Current EMT-Basic Card (NREMT and/or WVOEMS) - (EMMS 1103 EMT-Basic 7 hours)
  • Anatomy & Physiology Course - (HLCA 1170 HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY (3 hours) and HLCA 1171 HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY LAB (1 hour))
  • Remedial Math, Reading and/or English Courses completed or test scores above remedial
Notice to Students: 

Students who begin the Paramedic program and already have EMT Basic must complete an entrance exam and an orientation with myself.

Program Total Credit Hours: 
39 CHs

EMMS 1100

Introduction to EMS
2
CH(s)

EMMS 1104

Emergency Medical Services-Operation
2
CH(s)

EMMS 1106

Emergency Medical Services-Practicum I
2
CH(s)

EMMS 1107

Basic Trauma Life Support
1
CH(s)

EMMS 1110

Introduction to Advanced Life Support Skills Lab
3
CH(s)

EMMS 2200

Advanced Cardiac Life Support
1
CH(s)

EMMS 2201

Pediatric Education for the Pre-hospital Provider
1
CH(s)

EMMS 2202

Advanced Medical Life Support
1
CH(s)

EMMS 2203

Advanced Life Support Skills Lab
2
CH(s)

EMMS 2207

Airway Management and Advanced Patient Assessment
2
CH(s)

EMMS 2208

Pathophysiology and Shock Trauma Resuscitation
3
CH(s)

EMMS 2209

Emergency Medical Services-Practicum II
2
CH(s)

EMMS 2210

Medical Emergencies II
4
CH(s)

EMMS 2211

Emergency Medical Services-Practicum III
2
CH(s)

EMMS 2212

Medical Emergencies II
4
CH(s)

EMMS 2213

Special Patients & Situations
2
CH(s)

EMMS 2214

Emergency Medical Services-Practicum IV
3
CH(s)

EMMS 2995

Assessment Based Management
2
CH(s)
Model Schedule
Spring Semester

EMMS 1106

Emergency Medical Services-Practicum I
2
CH(s)

EMMS 1107

Basic Trauma Life Support
1
CH(s)

EMMS 1110

Introduction to Advanced Life Support Skills Lab
3
CH(s)

EMMS 2207

Airway Management and Advanced Patient Assessment
2
CH(s)

EMMS 2208

Pathophysiology and Shock Trauma Resuscitation
3
CH(s)

EMMS 2212

Medical Emergencies II
4
CH(s)
Total Credit Hours: 
15 CHs
Summer Semester

EMMS 1100

Introduction to EMS
2
CH(s)

EMMS 1104

Emergency Medical Services-Operation
2
CH(s)

EMMS 2209

Emergency Medical Services-Practicum II
2
CH(s)

EMMS 2211

Emergency Medical Services-Practicum III
2
CH(s)
Total Credit Hours: 
8 CHs
Fall Semester

EMMS 2200

Advanced Cardiac Life Support
1
CH(s)

EMMS 2201

Pediatric Education for the Pre-hospital Provider
1
CH(s)

EMMS 2202

Advanced Medical Life Support
1
CH(s)

EMMS 2203

Advanced Life Support Skills Lab
2
CH(s)

EMMS 2210

Medical Emergencies II
4
CH(s)

EMMS 2213

Special Patients & Situations
2
CH(s)

EMMS 2214

Emergency Medical Services-Practicum IV
3
CH(s)

EMMS 2995

Assessment Based Management
2
CH(s)
Total Credit Hours: 
16 CHs
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