Piedmont Community College’s EMS Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( www.caahep.org ) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Education Programs for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
9355 – 113th Street, N. #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

Committee on Accreditation for Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)

8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088 
(214) 703-8445
FAX (214) 703-8992
www.coaemsp.org


Courses

Required Courses for Program AAS DIP CER
ENG 111 Expository Writing
COM 231 Public Speaking OR
COM 120 Intro to Interpersonal Communication
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy OR
MAT 152 Statistical Methods I OR
BIO 111 General Biology I
ART 111 Art Appreciation OR
ART 114 Art History Survey I OR
MUS 110 Music Appreciation OR
MUS 112 Intro to Jazz OR
HUM 115 Critical Thinking
PSY 150 General Psychology
BIO 163 Basic Anatomy & Physiology
EMS 110 EMT
EMS 122 EMS Clinical Practicum I
EMS 130 Pharmacology
EMS 131 Advanced Airway Management
EMS 160 Cardiology I
EMS 220 Cardiology II
EMS 221 EMS Clinical Practicum II
EMS 231 EMS Clinical Practicum III
EMS 240 Patients w/ Special Challenges
EMS 241 EMS Clinical Practicum IV
EMS 250 Medical Emergencies
EMS 260 Trauma Emergencies
EMS 270 Life Span Emergencies
EMS 285 EMS Capstone

AAS = Associate in Applied Science
DIP = Diploma
CER= Certificate
✔ Denotes required for degree completion

Process for Admissions

  • Submit a complete Application for Admission to the Office of Admissions.
  • Submit official transcript(s) of high school education and all post-high school course work to the Office of Admissions if requested. Office GED scores or transcript of courses for the Adult High School Diploma may be submitted in lieu of the high school transcript.
  • Complete the Admission Placement Test.
  • Diploma and certificate admission requirements may vary. Contact the Admissions Office for details.

Suggested Course Sequence - Full Time Student

Course# Course Name CL. LB. CLIN. CR.
FALL SEMESTER
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 0 2 0 1
EMS 110 EMT 6 6 3 9
MAT 142 Quantitative Literacy OR 2 2 0 3
MAT 152 Statistical Methods OR 3 2 0 4
BIO 111 General Biology I 3 3 0 4
17 15 3 16-17
SPRING SEMESTER
BIO 163 Basic Anatomy and Physiology 4 2 0 5
ENG 112 Writing & Research in the Disc 3 0 0 3
EMS 122 EMS Clinical Practicum I 0 0 3 0
EMS 130 Pharmacology 3 3 0 4
EMS 131 Advance Airway Mgmt 1 2 0 2
14 7 3 18
SUMMER SEMESTER
EMS 160 Cardiology I 2 3 0 3
EMS 221 EMS Clinical Practicum II 0 0 6 2
EMS 250 Medical Emergencies 3 3 0 4
5 6 6 9
FALL SEMESTER
EMS 235 EMS Management 2 0 0 2
EMS 220 Cardiology II 2 3 0 3
EMS 231 EMS Clinical Practicum III 0 0 9 3
EMS 260 Trauma Emergencies 1 3 0 2
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
8 6 9 13
SPRING SEMESTER
EMS 240 Patients w/ Special Challenges 1 2 0 2
EMS 241 EMS Clinical Practicum IV 0 0 12 4
EMS 270 Life Span Emergencies 3 3 0 4
EMS 285 EMS Capstone 1 3 0 2
5 8 12 12
49 15-17 33 68-69