Emergency Medical Services from Clark State Community College is a Campus Associate Medical Emergency degree that prepares you for a Healthcare career. Although working in EMS has traditionally meant working for a fire department, rescue squad or ambulance, there are also positions in education, management, research publishing, communications, support services and health agencies. The program schedule that follows is designed for full-time students who have completed all prerequisites and who have no college preparatory recommendations. Many individuals, especially part-time students and those taking college preparatory requirements, will require additional quarters of study. Students should consult their EMS advisors for help in planning their schedules. Learning Outcomes Upon completion of an associate degree in Emergency Medical Services, a graduate will be able to: Demonstrate technical proficiency in all skills necessary to fulfill the role of entry-level paramedic. Communicate effectively with victims, families and other healthcare providers. Exhibit behaviors consistent with professional standards and employer expectations. Demonstrate ability to integrate patho-physiologic and psycho-social principles and assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement a treatment plan for the out-of-hospital client. Overview Clark State Community College offers a two-year associate degree and several certification programs. The certification courses may be taken separately or in conjunction with the associate degree program. The program introduces the student to a variety of emergency care situations and experiences both in the hospital setting and on emergency vehicles. Both day and evening courses are available. The associate degree program is normally held in the evening, but many courses may be taken during the day. Prerequisites An individual seeking a career in emergency medical services should realize that to be successful, he/she must be emotionally stable, flexible and physically fit enough to perform the minimum entry-level job requirements. Prior to entering EMS 131, the student must meet the following entrance requirements: Pass COMPASS Reading test with a score of 70 and COMPASS Math test with score of 47, or pass with a grade of C or better the appropriate College preparatory course. (CPE 061 and/or CPE 062 for Reading and CPE 091 for Math) Complete MST 105 and BIO 105 with a C or better. Complete a Request to Enter form which can be obtained from the Admissions Office or online. Have Ohio EMT-Basic certification. Have Current CPR provider certification. Obtain three letters of recommendation. Complete physical exam and health requirements. Complete criminal background check requirements. View more details on Clark State Community College . Ask your questions and apply online for this program or find other related Medical Emergency courses.