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EMSP 2160 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC

Clinical - Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: (1) Completion of Department of State Health Services approved Basic Emergency Medical Technician Course, or certification by Department of State Health Services as Emergency Medical Technician, (2) current CPR certification as health care provider, (3) demonstrated competency in reading and math, and (4) Anatomy and Physiology course for Paramedics or equivalency.
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: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. (3 Ext.)

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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