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EMT II Paramedic Advanced Certificate

City Colleges of Chicago Healthcare Programs EMT II Paramedic

Advanced Certificate (AC)

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The Advanced Certificate program for EMT II Paramedic is awarded to the student that successfully completes the Paramedic Core Curriculum. Courses run for three consecutive semesters starting each fall. Applications are accepted the previous spring. Successful completion of the core curriculum provides eligibility to take the licensing examination offered by the Illinois Department of Public Health or the National Registry of EMTs.  
    
Program Requirements for Admission   
Courses run for three consecutive semesters starting each fall semester, Applications are accepted the previous spring. To be considered for admission the applicant must:   
  • Be a high school graduate or GED Certificate holder.   
  • Be currently licensed by the State of Illinois as an EMT-B.
   
Note: Students enrolled in a current spring semester EMT class who have not completed the state exam are not eligible to apply unless from a MXC EMT class with acceptable course grade.   
  • Earn a passing grade of C or better in in Biology 116, equivalent A&P course or higher (such as Human Structure and Function/BIO 226 and 227).
  • Have a current CPR card.
  • Ambulance experience as an EMT-B (approximately 500 hours) by start of program is strongly recommended.
  • Achieve acceptable scores on admissions examinations.  Submit, by deadline, completed program application with transcripts, to the Paramedic Program Director at Malcolm X College.
Applicant Interviews
with the EMS Region XI Admissions Committee are granted to those applicants who have met or exceeded admission criteria.

Selection Factors
Selection of candidates for this program is highly competitive and conducted by interview process. Evaluation of applicant ability is based on academic history, EMS work experience, references, and communication skills. Emphasis is placed on academic history as demonstrated by GPA, and motivation as demonstrated by experience in the EMS field.​​​

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Details: Advanced Certificate (AC)

Career Pathway

Credit Hours (CH)

34

Program/Plan Number

265

Funding Options

Open For Enrollment

Yes

Also Offered At

 

Career Possibilities

Courses

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Prerequisites

 CH

General Education Requirements

 CH

Program Core Requirements

34  CH

​The following Emergency Medical Technician classes are divided into three semesters:  

First Semester: Emergency Medical Technician 221 & 222.  

Second Semester: Emergency Medical Technician 223 & 224.  

Third Semester: Emergency Medical Technician 227.  

Emergency Medical Technician
EMT 221
Essentials of Paramedic Medicine I 9
This course introduces the student to the roles of the paramedic. The content focuses on the introduction, assessment, management and stabilization of various patient conditions. This course follows the United States Department of Transportation Guidelines for Paramedic Training. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Successfully complete the Paramedic Program Application and Entrance Process; Concurrent enrollment in EMT 222 and Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Malcolm X
EMT 222
Paramedic Medicine Practicum I 5
This course provides the student the opportunity to focus on the integration of the principles learned in EMT 221 and apply this knowledge into practical application. Includes: direct patient care; patient simulation, clinical rotations and ambulance ride time. This course follows the United States Department of Transportation Guidelines for Paramedic Training. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Concurrent enrollment in EMT 221 and Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Malcolm X
EMT 223
Essentials of Paramedic Medicine II 9
This course provides continued instruction which was introduced in EMT 221. The content focuses on the assessment, management and stabilization of various patient conditions. This course follows the United States Department of Transportation Guidelines for Paramedic Training. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in EMT 221 and 222 and concurrent enrollment in EMT 224 and Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Malcolm X Wilbur Wright
EMT 224
Paramedic Medicine Practicum II 5
This course provides the student the opportunity to focus on the integration of the principles learned in EMT 221, 222 (and concurrent course 223) and apply this knowledge in practical application. Includes: direct patient care; patient simulation, clinical rotations and ambulance ride time. This course follows the United States Department of Transportation guidelines for Paramedic Training. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in EMT 221 and 222 and concurrent enrollment in EMT 223 and Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Malcolm X
EMT 227-1
Paramedic Medicine Field Internship 6
This course provides the student the opportunity to integrate, synthesize and apply the knowledge gained in EMT 221, 222, 223 and 224 toward in field situations. The student will be under the direct supervision of Paramedic Preceptors and will work with assigned Resource Hospitals as well as the Course Coordinator. This course will involve ambulance ride time. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in EMT 221 and 222 and 223 and 224 and Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Malcolm X

Additional Requirements

 CH

Elective Program Requirements

 CH

Area of Focus

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Focus Electives

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Total Minimum Credit Hours
 

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