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EMSP 1438 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC

Introduction to Advanced Practice
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: (1) Verification of successful completion of testing with the National Registry of EMTs at either Emergency Medical Technician Basic or Intermediate levels; OR current certification by the Texas Department of State Health Services as an EMT-Basic or Intermediate; (2) Current BCLS (CPR) certification at the Health Care Provider level by the American Heart Association or equivalent; (3) Successful completion of a departmental assessment of EMT-Basic knowledge at the DOT National Standard Curriculum level; (4) Demonstrated competency in math, reading, and writing; (5) Successful completion of SCIT 1407 or BIOL 2401.
Corequisite/Concurrent: Students will be required to submit to and pass a criminal background search and a drug screen as prescribed by the program and college. Failure to comply will result in the student being dropped from all EMSP courses.
Course Description: An exploration of the foundations necessary for mastery of the advanced topics of clinical practice out of the hospital. This course is cross-listed as EMSP 1338. The student may register for either EMSP 1438 or EMSP 1338 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 11, 2015. (Original) | (Current)

Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.

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