We have three options in the EMT Department:

1. EMT Certificate of Proficiency

The Emergency Medical Technology Basic  program is an introductory study of Emergency Medical Pre-hospital Care and prepares individuals for employment as a basic EMT.  It follows the national standard curriculum set forth by the Department of Transportation.  Instruction includes standard of care, legal/ethical issues, and pre-hospital procedures and techniques performed during emergencies.

Upon successful completion of the program, the EMT candidate will meet the requirements to challenge the National Registry EMT Examination.  EMT is a prerequisite for the Paramedic Program.

2. Emergency Medical Technology Paramedic Technical Certificate

The Paramedic program prepares students to perform emergency medical procedures in the pre-hospital setting.  It follows the national standard curriculum set forth by the Department of Transportation.  Students are trained in theory and a variety of technical skills.  Upon successful completion of the program, the student is granted a technical certificate or an Associate of Applied Science Degree (see option 3 below) and is eligible to apply to take the National Registry EMT Examination.  Should qualified applicants exceed the available slots in the program, admission into a particular class will be based on the date of completed application.

Students successfully completing the UAM CTM Paramedic program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate affective, cognitive and psychomotor skills for the appropriate practice of emergency medical care.    
  2. Demonstrate the ability to rapidly and appropriately provide emergency care at both clinical and emergency sites.   
  3. Demonstrate integration of theory, clinical and field content in manners that are appropriate, ethical and legal.
  4. Demonstrate competence to pass the National Registry Exam.

 Upon acceptance into the Emergency Medical Technology Program, the student must submit the following:

EMT: Paramedic:

Current CPR
Certification Card  
(Level HCP)  

  1. 1. A current CPR Certification Card (HCP) 2. P.P.D. Skin Test or Chest X-Ray 3. ASSET entrance score of 35 in all areas

*Random drug screening may be utilized at any time during the course of the program at the students’ expense.

 


 Technical Certificate 

Dept Course
Number
Course Title Credit
Hours
PREREQUISITES*      
EMER 1138 EMT 8
EMER 1103 Paramedic Human A & P* 3
COM 1203 Technical Communication or
higher-level composition course or an
ACT English score of 19 or above (or equivalent)*
3
MAT 1203 Technical Mathematics or higher-level composition course
or an ACT Mathematics score of 19 or above (or equivalent)*
3
    Total: 17
FIRST SEMESTER      
EMER 1117 Paramedic I 7
EMER 1124 Paramedic Clinical I 4
SECOND SEMESTER      
EMER 2217  Paramedic II 7
EMER 2224 Paramedic Clinical II 4
THIRD SEMESTER      
EMER 2237 Paramedic III 7
EMER 2244 Paramedic Field Internship I 4
FOURTH SEMESTER      
EMER 2317 Paramedic IV 7
EMER 2334 Paramedic Field Internship II 4
       
       Total  Hours for Technical Certificate: 44     

*This course may be scheduled during any semester or summer term and must be completed before a technical certificate can be awarded.

Click here to print a Technical Certificate Program of Study.

3. Associate of Applied Science in General Technology with an emphasis in EMT

Student Outcome Results

 

The University of Arkansas at Monticello College of Technology, McGehee Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).” 

To contact Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs:

CAAHEP
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL  33763
(727) 210-2350
www.caahep.org

To contact Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions:

CoAEMSP
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
(214) 703-8445
FAX:  (214) 703-8992
www.coaemsp.org