The EMS, AAS program is designed to provide an opportunity for paramedics currently credentialed by North Carolina Office of EMS or National Registry to earn an associates degree online. The associates degree is being strongly suggested by the Office of Emergency Medical Services and expected to become the entry level for paramedics in the near future.
Students with current and unencumbered Paramedic credentials on the North Carolina or National Registry will be awarded credit for the courses listed in the table below (45 credit hours) upon completion of the bridge program. Credit will be listed as “T” with credit hours awarded. No quality points are awarded and the grade is not counted in the grade point average. Students must complete at least 25% of the EMS program at Surry Community College.
Individuals who successfully complete EMS 110 are eligible to take the North Carolina credentialing exam.
EMS Clinical Practicum I
Advanced Airway Management
EMS Clinical Practicum II
EMS Clinical Practicum III
Patients w/Special Challenges
EMS Clinical Practicum IV
Life Span Emergencies
Total Credit Hours for EMS Courses Awarded
This course introduces the college's physical, academic, and social environment and promotes the personal development essential for success. Topics include campus facilities and resources; policies, procedures, and programs; study skills; and life management issues such as health, self-esteem, motivation, goal-setting, diversity, and communication. Upon completion, students should be able to function effectively within the college environment to meet their educational objectives.
This course is designed to develop the ability to produce clear writing in a variety of genres and formats using a recursive process. Emphasis includes inquiry, analysis, effective use of rhetorical strategies, thesis development, audience awareness, and revision. Upon completion, students should be able to produce unified, coherent, well-developed essays using standard written English.
This course provides an overview of the scientific study of human behavior. Topics include history, methodology, biopsychology, sensation, perception, learning, motivation, cognition, abnormal behavior, personality theory, social psychology, and other relevant topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of the science of psychology.
Total credits needed to graduate: 24 Hours
Financial aid is available to eligible students: https://surry.edu/paying-for-college/financial-aid/
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