Health Sciences - Emergency Medical Science

Emergency Medical Science, Certificate

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The Emergency Medical Science curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge, skills and attributes to provide advanced emergency medical care as a paramedic for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system and prepares graduates to enter the workforce.

Students will gain complex knowledge, competency, and experience while employing evidence-based practice under medical oversight, and serve as a link from the scene into the healthcare system.

Graduates of this program may be eligible to take state and/or national certification examinations. Employment opportunities include providers of emergency medical services, fire departments, rescue agencies, hospital specialty areas, industry, educational and government agencies.

Emergency Medical Science, Certificate - Program of Study - Course Information & Admissions Criteria

Emergency Medical Science, Certificate - Program of Study - Course Information & Admissions Criteria
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Program Advisor(s)

Tony Belcher
Emergency Medical Science Clinical Coordinator/Instructor
mbelcher@southwesterncc.edu
828.339.4309
800.447.4091, ext. 4309
Eric Hester
Emergency Medical Science Program Coordinator/Instructor
ehester@southwesterncc.edu
828.339.4277
800.447.4091, ext. 4277