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D411
Paramedicine (PARA)
FCC 
Program Overview:
Graduates of the Paramedicine degree program will have the knowledge, attitudes, skills, habits, and hands-on experience needed to perform pre-hospital advanced life support as they respond to medical and traumatic emergencies under direct medical control. The performance of advanced cardiac life support, pre-hospital trauma life support, pediatric advanced life support, and neonatal advanced life support procedures are stressed throughout the curriculum. Specifically, graduates will be able to: accurately assess a patient’s condition, operate a cardiac monitor, interpret electrocardiograms (EKGs), perform endotracheal intubation, initiate intravenous solutions, and administer medicines.

This program follows the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards established by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and fulfills the prescribed requirements that are currently approved by the EMT-P practice by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH).

Program and/or Course Requirements:
Students considering transfer options should take ENG 1111 and SPE 1101

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Semester 1
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
SP2018
EPM 1200
CPR Fundamentals
about
.5
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EPM 2204
Paramedic I
about
9
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HEA 1225
Introduction to Medical Terminology
about
3
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HEA 1226
Allied Health Anatomy
about
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or
LSC 2111
Human Anatomy & Physiology I
about
3
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Term Total
15.5
Semester 2
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
SP2018
EPF 1205
Vehicle Operator Fundamentals
about
0.5
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EPF 1219
Technical Rescue Awareness
about
0.5
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EPM 2202
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
about
1
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EPM 2205
Paramedic II
about
9
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HEA 1228
Human Pathophysiology
about
3
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Term Total
14
Semester 3
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
SP2018
EPF 1224
EP Hazardous Materials
about
0.5
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EPM 2206
Paramedic III
about
9
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MTH 1201
Technical Mathematics
about
4
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ELEC
Gen Ed Elective marked
about
3
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Term Total
16.5
Semester 4
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
SP2018
ENG 1111
Composition I
about
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or
ENG 1201
Communications
about
3
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EPM 2207
Paramedic IV
about
6
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SPE 1101
Fundamentals of Effective Speaking
about
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or
SPE 1111
Interpersonal Communications
about
3
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ELEC
Gen Ed Elective marked
about
2
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Term Total
14
Program Total
60


We recommend that you contact an advisor before enrolling in any degree, certificate, or transfer program to ensure all requirements are met including total hours associated with transfer courses.

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