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Emergency Medical Services/Basic (CD)

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Certificate of Development · Program Code: 152 · Credit Hours: 16 · Contact Hours: 19-22

Vice President: Pete Olson ∙ Program Coordinator: James Cousino

This program is designed as an introduction to Emergency Medical Services using either EMS 105  (Medical First Responder) or EMS 110  (EMT Basic) as the point of entry.  Students with no prior healthcare or EMS background should consider taking EMS 105  and then EMS 110 ; students with some healthcare experience should consider starting the certificate of development with EMS 110   and then completing both ENG 111  and MATH 110  (or any higher MATH course). This EMT basic course of study (or the equivalent) is needed to go on to the Associate’s degree (Program Code 253) or Certificate program (Program Code 153).

EMS/Paramedic Program Overview

North Central offers four EMS programs. For more information and/or the requirements of these programs, click on the following – EMS / Paramedic Program  Overview.

Program Requirements: 9 Credit Hours

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