EMSP 2553 (5 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC
Emergency Medical Services Certification for the Registered Nurse/Physician’s Assistant/Registered Respiratory Therapist
This is a WECM Course Number.
Corequisite/Concurrent: Concurrent enrollment, or successful completion, in EMSP 2237. 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: Preparation of the R.N., R.R.T., or P.A. (licensed to practice in Texas) for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) certification. Students must meet program documentary requirements. Students must meet Department of State Health Services (DSHS) listed requirements to be eligible to apply for certification as a Paramedic. (4 Lec., 2 Lab.)
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.
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.