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Technical Program - Paramedical Services - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

Paramedical Services (AAS.PS)

Associate Degree in Applied Science

The associate degree in Paramedical Services is a two-year intensive program that includes classroom, skills laboratory, hospital and field clinical experiences. The student is awarded an associate in applied science degree upon successful competition of the program and will be eligible to take the Illinois Department of Public Health EMT-Paramedic licensing examination or the National Registry of EMT's examination. Completion of the associate degree in Paramedical Services does not guarantee licensure. There are some conditions for which the Illinois Department of Public Health may refuse to issue a license. 

This program is conducted in cooperation with Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center and is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of EMS and Highway Safety. Program graduates are prepared for career opportunities in the field of Emergency Medical Services (EMS), including but not limited to, urban and rural ambulance services and/or fire departments; industrial settings; clinical settings; and positions overseas.

Paramedical Services is a special admissions program.  Students must complete a file with the EMS office, obtain their EMT-Basic license, and complete either BIO050 or BIO225 prior to acceptance into the Parmedical program.

Program requirements may change over time.  Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by the student's degree audit.


For more information contact:
Dave Budde
(217) 234-5370
dbudde9691@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
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First Year
First Semester
EMS 050 Emergency Med. Tech. - Basic *
6
BIO 225 Human Anatomy and Physiology I *
4
PSY 279 Human Development/Life Span *
3
AHE 055 Math for Medications
2
  Total Semester Hours:
15
 
Second Semester
EMS 056 Paramedical Services I *
6
EMS 065 Paramedic Skills I *
2
BIO 226 Human Anatomy and Physiology II *
4
HED 290 Disease Processes *
2
ENG 120 Composition I *
3
  Total Semester Hours:
17
 
Summer Term
EMS 057 Paramedical Services II *
9
  Total Semester Hours:
9
 

Second Year
First Semester
EMS 062 EMS Pharmacology *
2
EMS 058 Paramedical Services III
10
PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology
3
  Total Semester Hours:
15
 
Second Semester
EMS 059 Paramedical Services IV *
10
EMS 066 Paramedic Skills II *
2
  Total Semester Hours:
12
 


Total Program Hours: 68

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