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2016-2017 Midland College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Emergency Medical Services


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Midland College offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in Emergency Medical Services and a certificate in Paramedic.  Midland College also offers individual courses (EMSP 1501 and EMSP 1160) preparing students to write the National Registry exam for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).

The Midland College Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

To contact CAAHEP:
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

To contact CoAEMSP:
Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214-703-8445
FAX - 214-703-8992
www.coaemsp.org         

The Emergency Medical Services program has a limited enrollment based on specific admission criteria. The admission criteria are as follows:

  1. Completed Health Sciences Division Application for admission (available from Division Office, Kay Floyd, 432-685-4600, kfloyd@midland.edu, and Department Chair, Mark Kuhn, 432-685-6757, mkuhn@midland.edu).
  2. Paramedic Certificate program requires Texas Success Initiative (TSI) completion.   Applicants must be currently certified as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).
  3. Immunizations including three doses of the hepatitis B vaccine, two doses of mumps- measles- rubella (MMR) vaccine, current tetanus- diphtheria- pertussis (Tdap) vaccine, and varicella (chicken pox) disease verification or vaccine. Clinical agencies require screening for tuberculosis and the current influenza vaccine each year. All immunizations must be complete prior to the first day of class.
  4. Criminal background check.
  5. Urine drug screen.
  6. Interview with and enrollment permission from Department Chair

Learn more about Emergency Medical Services

Or contact:
Kay Floyd
Health Sciences Division Secretary
kfloyd@midland,edu
432-685-4600

Mark Kuhn
Department Chair, Fire Science Technology and Emergency Medical Services
mkuhn@midland.edu

Get Started at MC provides information for new and returning students about how to apply and enroll.

Gainful Employment Information for Paramedic

 

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