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Emergency Medical Science
Graduates of this program may be eligible to take state and/or national certification examinations. Employment opportunities include providers of emergency medical services, fire departments, rescue agencies, hospital specialty areas, industry, educational and government agencies.
The program prepares students to become competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advance Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels.
The Durham Tech EMS program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
|Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
|Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)
8301 Lakeview Parkway
Rowlett TX, 75088
View student achievement outcome data. Durham Tech EMS Core Paramedic Curriculum courses align with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s National EMS Education Standards for Paramedic Instruction (NHTSA). View course equivalency information.
How to Enroll
View enrollment steps for the Emergency Medical Science program.
Estimated Tuition & Fees
Current and Upcoming Course Offerings
|Course Number||Title||Credit Hours|
|ACA-122||College Transfer Success||1|
|BIO-168||Anatomy and Physiology I||4|
|BIO-169||Anatomy and Physiology II||4|
|EMS-122||EMS Clinical Practicum I||1|
|EMS-131||Advanced Airway Management||2|
|EMS-221||EMS Clinical Practicum II||2|
|ENG-111||Writing and Inquiry||3|
|ENG-112||Writing and Research in the Disciplines||3|
|MED-120||Survey of Medical Terminology||2|