CERTIFICATE OF TECHNICAL STUDIES PROGRAM
SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES - SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH
The Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic Program accepts one class per year. Selection of each year’s class will be competitive and will have limited enrollment that is governed by the number of clinical positions available in the affiliate institutions. Those accepted into the program must make a full-time commitment for the 16 consecutive months required for completion. Students must be Louisiana State Licensed, Nationally Registered EMT-Basic or Intermediate prior to admission into the program. Prospective students must contact the School of Allied Health Admissions Office to initiate the admissions procedure. The deadline for application to the program is April 30th. To qualify for admission into the program, the student must meet the following criteria:
- Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Successfully complete prerequisite courses. Intro to A&P-BIOL 161 and BIOL 163 .
- Score on ACT, SAT, or Delgado Placement Test sufficient to place at ENGL 101 or ENGL 110 and not at remedial reading level.
- Achieved a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 in all college courses.
- Must be currently Louisiana State Licensed, Nationally Registered EMT-Basic or Intermediate.
- Be able to meet program’s technical standards.
The Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Certificate of Technical Studies program is accredited by the CAAHEP Commission on Accreditation on Allied Health Education Programs, 9355 - 113th St. N., #7705, Seminole, FL 33775, phone: 727-210-2350, fax: 727-210-2354, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of the Emergency Medical Technician- Paramedic Certificate of Technical Studies program, the learner will be able to:
- Perform an assessment and provide appropriate management of the medical and trauma patient (SLO # 1)
- Evaluate patients exhibiting signs and symptoms of communicable diseases and perform the appropriate personal safety measures (SLO # 2)
- Evaluate patients exhibiting signs and symptoms of cardiac emergencies and perform the appropriate treatment according to national protocols (SLO # 3)
- Evaluate patients exhibiting signs and symptoms of gynecological and obstetrical emergencies and perform the appropriate treatment according to national protocols (SLO # 4)
- Assess the process of human development and recognize the unique needs of all patients (SLO # 5)