May 25, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook


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EMTP 2030 - EMT Paramedic

Academic Division:

Health Sciences

Academic Discipline:


Assistant Dean: Leesa Cox, MBA, PTA
6 Credit(s)
This course provides theory and skills at the EMT-Paramedic level for managing medical emergencies including patient assessment, medico-legal issues, airway management, fluid therapy and pharmacology, geriatric care and management of respiratory emergencies, assessment and management of cardiac emergencies including rhythm interpretation and dysrhythmia treatment modalities as well as assessment and advanced management of trauma. Also included is management of obstetrical, neonatal and pediatric emergencies. In-hospital training and field internship are included. Successful completion of this course includes certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support. This course is designed to prepare the student for National Registry Testing. The Paramedic Program is broken into three Phases: Didactic, Clinical, and Field Internship. This course is a flex course and may not follow the regular College calendar. The scheduled dates and times vary throughout the year. The course is taught off campus. Semesters available: Offered based on need. UG
6 Lab Hour(s)
3 Lecture Hour(s);
7 Practicum Hour(s);

Required Prerequisite Course(s): Take EMTP 1010 , BIOL 1730  and have current Health Care Provider CPR Certification.

College Wide Outcomes
College-Wide Learning Outcome Assessments - - How it is met & When it is met
Communication – Written  
Communication – Speech  
Intercultural Knowledge and Competence  
Critical Thinking  
Information Literacy  
Quantitative Literacy  


Student Learning Outcomes for Course
Outcomes Assessments – How it is met & When it is met


Define the roles and responsibilities of a paramedic within the EMS system, application of basic concepts of development, pathophysiology, and patient communication. Integrated lecture and laboratory instruction.

Written and practical, midterm and final exams. Week 5 quiz. Week 2 research paper

Patient Assessment

Apply theory and technique of patient history and comprehensive physical examination for the purpose of patient assessment. Integrated lecture and laboratory instruction.

Written and practical, midterm and final exams

Treatment of the Medical Patient

Apply and integrate the pathophysiological principles of the cardiovascular system with assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement a treatment plan for the cardiac patient. Integration of the pathophysiological principles of the respiratory, nervous, endocrine, digestive, urinary, hematological, and reproductive systems with appropriate assessment and management. Toxicology, environmental conditions, infectious disease and behavioral and psychiatric disorders are also discussed. Integrated lecture and laboratory instruction.

Written and practical, midterm and final exams Week 8 quiz.


Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F

Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 

Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link



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