Emergency Medical Technology

Advisory Committee Members

Andrew Levine, MD, Medical Director, South Texas College/Private Practice
Jaime Solis, Operations Coordinator, Med-Care, Inc.
Francina Atkins, Regional Faculty, American Heart Association
Gloria Vela, System Education Director, South Texas Health Systems
Michael Farris, RN/EMT-Paramedic, Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Noemi Sanchez, EMT-Intermediate, Department of State Health Services - Retired
Gustavo Ramirez EMT-Paramedic, Weslaco Fire EMS
Sean O'Connor, Community Representative
Raul Alvizo  EMT-Paramedic/Compliance Officer, Hidalgo County EMS

Ex-Officio Members

Carlos E. Tello, Program Chair, South Texas College
Joseph Archer, EMT Faculty, South Texas College

Emergency Medical Technician Basic Certificate

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
EMSP 1501 Emergency Medical Technician 5
EMSP 1160 EMT - Basic Clinical 1
EMSP 1166 EMT - Basic Practicum 1
EMSP 1208 Emergency Vehicle Operations 2
EMSP 1371 EMS Documentation 3
EMSP 1472 Emergent Issues in EMT 4
Eligible for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Certification Exam - EMT Basic. Once successful with NREMT Exam you can become eligible for Texas Department of State Health Service EMT-Basic Certification.  
 Credit Hours16
 Total Credit Hours16

Emergency Medical Technician Advanced Certificate

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
EMSP 1501 Emergency Medical Technician 5
EMSP 1160 EMT - Basic Clinical 1
EMSP 1166 EMT - Basic Practicum 1
EMSP 1208 Emergency Vehicle Operations 2
EMSP 1371 EMS Documentation 3
EMSP 1472 Emergent Issues in EMT 4
Eligible for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Certification Exam - EMT Basic. Once successful with NREMT Exam you can become eligible for Texas Department of State Health Service EMT - Basic Certification.  
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
EMSP 1338 Introduction to Advanced Practice 3
EMSP 1356 Patient Assessment and Airway Management 3
EMSP 1355 Trauma Management 3
EMSP 1161 EMT - Intermediate Hospital Clinical 1
EMSP 1167 EMS EMTI Practicum 1
Eligible for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Certification Exam - Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT). Once successful with NREMT Exam you can become elgible for Texas Department of State Health Service Advanced EMT (AEMT) Certification.  
 Credit Hours11
 Total Credit Hours27

Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic Certificate

TSI LIABLE

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
EMSP 1501 Emergency Medical Technician 5
EMSP 1160 EMT - Basic Clinical 1
EMSP 1166 EMT - Basic Practicum 1
EMSP 1208 Emergency Vehicle Operations 2
EMSP 1371 EMS Documentation 3
EMSP 1472 Emergent Issues in EMT 4
Eligible for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Certification Exam – EMT Basic. Once successful with NREMT Exam you can become eligible for Texas Department of State Health Service EMT-Basic Certification.  
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
EMSP 1338 Introduction to Advanced Practice 3
EMSP 1356 Patient Assessment and Airway Management 3
EMSP 1355 Trauma Management 3
EMSP 1161 EMT - Intermediate Hospital Clinical 1
EMSP 1167 EMS EMTI Practicum 1
Eligible for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Certification Exam – Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT). Once successful with NREMT Exam you can become eligible for Texas Department of State Health Service Advanced EMT (AEMT) Certification.  
 Credit Hours11
Summer Session I
BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
 Credit Hours8
Third Semester
EMSP 2444 Cardiology 4
EMSP 2205 EMS Operations 2
EMSP 2160 Paramedic Clinical I 1
 Credit Hours7
Fourth Semester
EMSP 2434 Medical Emergencies 4
EMSP 2330 Special Populations 3
EMSP 2161 Paramedic Clinical II 1
EMSP 2166 Capstone: Paramedic Practicum 1
Eligible for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Certification Exam – EMT – Paramedic. Once successful with NREMT Exam you can become eligible for Texas Department of State Health Service EMT – Paramedic Certification.  
 Credit Hours9
 Total Credit Hours51

Emergency Medical Technology - Paramedic Associate of Applied Science

TSI LIABLE

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
EMSP 1501 Emergency Medical Technician 5
EMSP 1160 EMT - Basic Clinical 1
EMSP 1166 EMT - Basic Practicum 1
EMSP 1208 Emergency Vehicle Operations 2
EMSP 1371 EMS Documentation 3
EMSP 1472 Emergent Issues in EMT 4
Eligible for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Certification Exam – EMT Basic. Once successful with NREMT Exam you can become eligible for Texas Department of State Health Service EMT-Basic Certification.  
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
EMSP 1338 Introduction to Advanced Practice 3
EMSP 1356 Patient Assessment and Airway Management 3
EMSP 1355 Trauma Management 3
EMSP 1161 EMT - Intermediate Hospital Clinical 1
EMSP 1167 EMS EMTI Practicum 1
Eligible for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Certification Exam – Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT). Once successful with NREMT Exam you can become eligible for Texas Department of State Health Service Advanced EMT (AEMT) Certification.  
 Credit Hours11
Summer Session I
BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I 1 4
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II 1 4
 Credit Hours8
Third Semester
EMSP 2444 Cardiology 4
EMSP 2205 EMS Operations 2
ENGL 1301 Composition I 1 3
EMSP 2160 Paramedic Clinical I 1
Humanities Elective 1 3
 Credit Hours13
Fourth Semester
PSYC 2301
General Psychology 1
or Lifespan Growth and Development
3
EMSP 2434 Medical Emergencies 4
EMSP 2330 Special Populations 3
EMSP 2161 Paramedic Clinical II 1
EMSP 2166 Capstone: Paramedic Practicum 1
Eligible for Texas Department of Health State Certificate Exam-Paramedic Level  
Eligible for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Certification Exam – EMT – Paramedic. Once successful with NREMT Exam you can become eligible for Texas Department of State Health Service EMT – Paramedic Certification.  
 Credit Hours12
 Total Credit Hours60