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2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook
Walters State Community College
   
 
  Oct 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook

Emergency Medical Services - Advanced Emergency Medical Technician


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The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician concentration provides a student with the competencies necessary to assume the role of a leader in emergency medical services or public safety. Upon completion of this concentration, the graduate possesses the skills and abilities to function in the workforce as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician.

This program is designed for the student who does not intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Degree: Associate of Applied Science

Emphasis: Emergency Medical Services

Concentration: Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

 

Recommended Full-Time Schedule


The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.ws.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses, completion of computer competency and your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

Notes:

• Walters State students are required to meet computer competency during the first 30 hours of coursework. Students must take INFS 1010, BUSN 1360 or AGRM 2630/2631 or successfully complete a Computer Competency Exam. The Computer Competency Exam does not provide course credit. Consult your advisor. See www.ws.edu/academics/technical-ed/computer-competency/ for additional information.

•Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

 

Concentration Description:

The Advanced EMT concentration provides a student with the competencies necessary to assume the role of a leader in emergency medical services or public safety. Upon completion of this concentration, the graduate possesses the skills and abilities to function in the workforce as an Emergency Medical Technician.

PREREQUISITES:

  1. Be admitted to the college.
  2. Meet EMT and AEMT requirements.
  3. Meet other admission requirements as stipulated in the Rules of the Tennessee Department of Health, Bureau of Health Licensure and Regulation, Office of Emergency Medical Services.

OPTION I (Back Loaded General Education)


OPTION II (Front Loaded General Education)


Program Degree Requirements - A.A.S. Emergency Medical Services - Advanced Medical Technician


General Education Requirements (26 hours)


Total Credit Hours 61


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