PREHOSPITAL EMS OPERATIONS (PEO1)
Technical Certificate of Credit

The Prehospital EMS Operations certificate program combines Emergency Medical Technician and Advanced Emergency Medical Technician. This certificate prepares students to provide basic and limited advanced emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. This certificate allows the graduate to function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician is a link from the scene to the emergency health care system. Successful completion of the program allows the graduate to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians AEMT certification examination and apply for Georgia licensure as an AEMT.

Conditional Admission:
Criminal background checks and drug screens may be required based on the requirements for participation in clinical experiences.

Technical Certificate of Credit
Program Length 26 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School graduate or GED recipient; Minimum Age: 18
Entrance Dates Fall Semester (Macon);  Spring Semester (Warner Robins)
Offered Warner Robins and Macon Campuses

   

Credit Hours

EMSP 1110 Introduction to the EMT Profession 3
EMSP 1120 EMT Assessment/Airway Management and Pharmacology 3
EMSP 1130 Medical Emergencies for the EMT 3
EMSP 1140 Special Patient Populations 3
EMSP 1150 Shock and Trauma for the EMT 3
EMSP 1160 Clinical and Practical Applications for the EMT 1
EMSP 1510 Advanced Concepts for the AEMT 3
EMSP 1520 Advanced Patient Care for the AEMT 3
EMSP 1530 Clinical Applications for the AEMT 1
EMSP 1540 Clinical and Practical Applications for the AEMT 3
     
  Total Hours 26