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Emergancy Medical Technician- Intermediate CAS

An Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate (EMT-I) through performance of patient assessments and provision of emergency medical care, strives to meet the goals of preventing and reducing mortality and morbidity due to illness and injury. Paramedics primarily provide care to emergency patients in an out-of-hospital setting. The EMTI program prepares the graduate for a career as a certified EMT-Intermediate. A graduate of the EMTI program is a highly skilled, health care provider.

The curriculum includes a balance of EMTI and college level courses. The EMTI courses are designed to assist the student to maintain high-quality patient care. The graduate will be able to recognize, assess, and manage medical emergencies of acutely ill or injured persons in any pre-hospital settings along with administering emergency medications, performing advanced airway management, obtaining and reading electrocardiographs, and introducing intravenous lines. EMT Intermediates are responsible and accountable to medical direction, the public, and their peers. EMT Intermediates work in the field under the direction of a physician through written standing orders and radio communications.

Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the National Registry of Emergency Technicians-Intermediate certification exam. A student completing the program will have the potential for employment as a EMT Intermediate in a pre-hospital or hospital setting.

  • Admittance to this program is by a selective process.
  • Candidates must submit to a background check, drug test, and interview. See Allied Health Students on page 11 of the College Catalog for Background and Drug Screen requirements.
  • Students must have current EMT-B certification to be admitted to this program.

 

First Semester

Number Title Hours
Math 101 General Mathematics 3
IMED 101 Intro to Emergency Medical Services 1
IMED 102 Pharmacology/ Medication Administration 2
IMED 102L

Pharmacology/ Medication Administration LAB

1
IMED 104 Patient Assessment 1
IMED 105 EMT- I Field Clinical I 1
IMED 106 Trauma/ AIrway Management in Field 2
IMED 106L Trauma/ AIrway Management in Field LAB 1
IMED 107 Anatomy & Physiology for Emergency Care 2
IMED 107L Anatomy & Physiology for Emergency Care LAB 1
Total Semester Hours 15

 

SecondSemester
Number Title Hours
ENGL 101 Composition 3
IMED 200

Cardiopulmonary Pe-Hospital Care

2
IMED 200L Cardiopulmonary Pe-Hospital Care LAB 2
IMED 201

Medical Emergency Management in Field

1
IMED 201L Medical Emergency Management in Field LAB 1
IMED 202 Special Patient Considerations 1
IMED 203 EMT- I Field Clinical II 2
IMED 204

EMT- I Field Internship

3
Total Semester Hours 15

 

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Accreditation Presentations

The Accreditation Self-Study presentation scheduled for today (Monday, September 22) at 5 p.m. at the Raleigh County Campus has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled at a later time. We will post the new time when it is available. Click here for a schedule of the remaining sessions.