Status: AWARD PLAN PUBLISHED
Emergency Medical Services Professions
ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN – LEVEL I
This award combines classroom teaching with supervised clinical and field experience for the emergency medical health professional. Emphasis is placed on patient assessment and initial treatment of the following: respiratory, bleeding and shock, and all types of trauma and burns. The students will also receive information on pharmacology, toxicology, environmental and infectious diseases and all aspects of EMS Systems. Upon completion of all course work for the AEMT–Level I Certificate in Emergency Medical Services Professions, the student is eligible to take the National Registry examination for certification as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician.
ADMISSION TO THE COLLEGE DOES NOT GUARANTEE ADMISSION TO THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PROFESSIONS PROGRAM AND ENROLLMENT IS LIMITED.
Division approval is required to register for any of the Emergency Medical Services Technology (EMSP) Courses. For information on applying for approval to register for EMSP courses, please visit the department website at www.austincc.edu/health/emsp.
The student must be enrolled in, or have completed, the following listed prerequisites: must hold Texas state certification as an EMT or eligible to test for National Registry and must document current competency in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and immunity to specific diseases, and will be required to pass a criminal background check and drug screening before admission into the program will be considered. Students must successfully complete a competency exam that may include didactic and skills assessments prior to admission into the program. Students accepted into the program are required to show proof of health insurance, have a physical examination and must annually verify tuberculosis status.
The ACC EMS Professions program is nationally accredited through the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions:
8301 Lakeview Parkway
Rowlett, Texas 75088
phone: (214) 703-8445; fax: (214) 703-8992
Program changes may not be reflected in the current ACC Catalog publication. Please access the most up to date information on the program’s web page at www.austincc.edu/health/ or by contacting the Health Sciences Admissions Offices at Eastview Campus, Room 8356 or Round Rock Campus, Room 3105.