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LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

CURRICULUM GUIDE

 

Paramedic

Certificate of Achievement

 

Curriculum Code: 0272  (Effective Fall 2004 - Summer 2005)

 

This certificate program prepares the Basic EMT in advanced techniques of administering care in life-threatening conditions.  Paramedics are employed by advanced life support ambulances and in emergency departments and critical care units of hospitals.  State licensing is required.  The Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs in conjunction with the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions.

 

This is a selective admission program.  In order to be considered as a candidate for this program, students must meet basic admission requirements beyond those required for admission to the college.  Many of the courses for this program are open only to students officially admitted to the Paramedic Program.

 

PREREQUISITES
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for skills assessment and advising information.

 

INFORMATION
The admission and/or graduation requirements for this program may change each academic year.  The program requirements below apply only to those students who have been admitted to the program for the 2004/2005 academic year. For the most recent and complete information, interested students should contact the Admissions Office, Gannon Vocational-Technical Center, Room 2200, telephone number (517) 483-1254.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION TO THE PARAMEDIC PROGRAM
For current information about admission requirements, students must contact the Admissions Office, Gannon Vocational-Technical Center, Room 2200, telephone number (517) 483-1254.

 

REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  44 CREDITS

CODE

TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

BIOL 201

Human Anatomy (See Note 1)

4

BIOL 202

Human Physiology (See Note 1)

4

PARA 221

Paramedic Medical Trauma I

5

PARA 222

Paramedic Medical Trauma II

5

PARA 231

Paramedic Cardiology I

3

PARA 232

Paramedic Cardiology II

3

PARA 241

Paramedic Pharmacology I

3

PARA 242

Paramedic Pharmacology II

3

PARA 251

Paramedic Skills I

2

PARA 252

Paramedic Skills II

2

PARA 261

Paramedic Clinical I

3

PARA 262

Paramedic Clinical II

4

PARA 263

Paramedic Internship

3

 

 

MINIMUM TOTAL

44

 

NOTES:

 

1.

BIOL 145 may be substituted for BIOL 201 and BIOL 202 for Fall 2004 admitted students only.  Beginning with Fall 2005, BIOL 201 and BIOL 202 will be required for all students.

2.

Students must complete each required PARA course with a minimum 3.0 grade to earn a Certificate of Achievement.  BIOL 201 and BIOL 202 must be completed with a minimum 2.0 grade.

 

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE

Courses listed in Semesters I and II below must be completed prior to admission to the Paramedic program as part of the Phase I requirements for admission.  PARA courses begin only in the fall and are offered once a year in the following sequence.  Students are admitted to the program in the summer and will be assigned to begin Semester III in the fall semester.  A student may not begin a new semester until she or he has successfully completed all of the courses listed in a previous sequenced semester.

 

I

II

III (Fall)

IV (Spring)

BIOL 201

BIOL 202

PARA 221

PARA 222

 

 

PARA 231

PARA 232

 

 

PARA 241

PARA 242

 

 

PARA 251

PARA 252

 

 

PARA 261

PARA 262

 

V (Summer)

 

 

 

PARA 263

 

 

 

                 

 

 



 
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