Paramedic - Associate in Applied Science

Program Code - CIP Code: MICT.AAS/51.0904
Credits Required: 60-63
Academic Division: Health Professions
Contact: emergencymed@kckcc.edu
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The Paramedic Program will incorporate a variety of teaching strategies and learning opportunities for participants including but not limited to lectures, skill training sessions, demonstrations, simulated patient scenarios, hospital clinical experience, field internship experience, and computer-enhanced opportunities.  The purpose of the training program is to provide the participant with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively function as a certified Paramedic.  Participants in the program are expected to develop competencies in Cognitive Skills, Psychomotor Skills, and in the Affective Domain.

DUE TO KANSAS BOARD OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES REQUIREMENTS, NO LATE ENROLLMENT IS ALLOWED AND FIRST DAY ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY.

Requirements for admission to the program:                                    

  • This is a selective admission program. Application to the program does not constitute admission. 
  • Minimum 2.50 GPA and completion of pre-requisites.
  • Application deadline is May  31 for Fall start.
  • Contact program for application, full requirements and program-specific advising.

Accreditation

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).  Contact information for the Committee is 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088; 214-703-8992; www.coaemsp.org. The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).  Contact information for CAAHEP is 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org.

General Education Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENGL 0101 Composition I* 3
SPCH 0151 OR
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking OR
Interpersonal Communication
3
MATH 0104 Intermediate Algebra or higher 3
  Social Science Elective 3
BIOL 0143 OR
BIOL 0141 AND
BIOL 0271 AND
BIOL 0272
Human Anatomy and Physiology OR
Human Anatomy and Lab AND
Physiology* AND
Physiology Lab*
5-8
  Total Hours for General Education Requirements 17-20
* See course syllabus for prerequisite. ** Math sequence is contingent upon previous high school mathematics background and transfer   institution. Students should confer with an advisor to determine correct placement.

Paramedic Requirements*

Course Credit Hours
PMED 0227 Paramedic Concepts I 8
PMED 0228 Paramedic Concepts II 8
PMED 0229 Paramedic Concepts III 4
PMED 0230 Paramedic Concepts IV 4
PMED 0245 Paramedic Hospital Practice 5
PMED 0256 Paramedic Field Internship 10
PMED 0260 Paramedic Concepts – Medical Emergencies 4
Total Hours for Paramedic Requirements 43
*See course syllabi for Paramedic course prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total Hours for an Associate in Applied Science in Paramedic Degree 60-63
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