Program Overview

emt

Emergency Medical Technology


Biological and Health Sciences Division, Room B213, (847) 543-2042

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/emt
Degree: Associate in Applied Science
Plan 21EA

This degree provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to gain employment as an emergency medical technician. Graduates of this program will be provided with a high degree of specialized emergency medical training and courses of general education designed to provide breadth of knowledge in a variety of fields, specific scientific knowledge, and additional communication skills.

To complete an A.A.S., students are strongly encouraged to meet with an Academic Success Advisor to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements.


Recommended Plan of Study

First Semester

14 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course ^

College Success Seminar

[2]

course

Emergency Medical Technician-Basic

7

course

Technical Composition I or

course

English Composition I

3

course

Medical Terminology

3

course

Pharmacology

1

Second Semester

13 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Human Form and Function or

course

Anatomy and Physiology I

4

course

Cultural Anthropology or

course

Cross-Cultural Relationships or

course

Introduction to Psychology or

other Social and Behavioral Science Elective

3

course

Critical Thinking or

other Humanities or Fine Arts Elective

3

CMM Elective (CMM 111, 121, 122, 123 or 128 recommended)

3

Third Semester

12-16 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course *

Anatomy and Physiology II

4

course

Paramedic Clinical Practicum

3

course

Paramedic Field Experience Practicum

3

course

Introduction to Advanced Pre-hospital Care

3

course

Patient Assessment

3

Fourth Semester

14 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Medical Emergencies

5

course

Trauma Emergencies

3

course

Special Considerations and Operations

6

Fifth Semester

9 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Applied Mathematics I or

other higher level MTH Elective


3

Electives

6

Total Hours for A.A.S. Degree

62-66

^ The credit for CLC 120, College Success Seminar, is an institutional requirement for graduation. It is not part of the program requirements but must be completed with a D or better.

* BIO 245 is only required if BIO 244 was taken instead of BIO111 in the second semester.

Note: All EMT classes are held at area hospitals or fire and rescue departments. Registration for EMT 111 classes can be self-enrolled with appropriate prerequisites. All other EMT class registration is processed directly through the individual site hosting the class. Space is limited and classes fill up quickly.

For more information, please contact one of the EMS coordinators listed below. For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising, contact department chair, Carol Wismer at (847) 543-2142, or the Biological and Health Sciences division at (847) 543-2042.

North Lake County EMS /Vista Hospital
EMT-Basic (847) 360-2038 EMT-Paramedic Dave Chase (847) 360-2205

Advocate Condell Medical Center
EMT-Paramedic Brianna Flynn (847) 990-5319 and Karolina Lyp (847) 990-5017

Lake Forest Hospital Northwestern Medicine
EMT-Basic Gregory Fuchs (224) 271-4246 and Autumn Talley (224) 271-5545

NorthShore University Health System/ Highland Park Hospital
EMT-Basic and EMT Paramedic Pam Pauly (847) 480-2812

Round Lake Fire Department
EMT-Basic (EMT Department permission) Battalion Chief, Anthony Carraro (847) 546-2134

Important Financial Aid Information - EMT A.A.S. as well as EMT-Basic and EMT Paramedic certificate programs are not eligible for Title IV aid. Only students who are eligible for benefits under the Illinois Veteran’s grant, Illinois National Guard, or MIA/POW or VA Federal Benefits may receive financial aid for these programs.