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Emergency Medical Technician – Basic

The Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (EMT-B) is trained to provide emergency medical care and transportation for sick and injured patients. This individual will learn to perform basic interventions with equipment typically found on an ambulance.

Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic

The Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic (EMT-P) is and allied health professional whose primary focus is to provide advanced emergency medical care for critically sick and injured patients. Paramedics perform the interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance.

Associate in Applied Science Degree

The associate in applied science degree will be awarded to students who complete the prescribed degree plan in the Emergency Medical Services Professional studies area. The A.A.S. degree is designed to provide the student with comprehensive skills and knowledge in the Emergency Medical Services field, with the goal of employment in the pre-hospital emergency service or related field.

Each course curriculum combines lecture, laboratory, clinical, and ambulance experience, united with critical thinking skills, to ready the student to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) certification exam.  A passing score on this exam is necessary to file for state certification with the Texas Department of State Health Services.

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