Emergency Medical Science Bridging–A45340B
This curriculum is designed to prepare graduates to enter the workforce as paramedics. Additionally, the program can provide an Associate Degree for individuals desiring an opportunity for career enhancement. The course of study provides the student an opportunity to acquire basic and advanced life support knowledge and skills by utilizing classroom instruction, practical laboratory sessions, hospital clinical experience, and field internships with emergency medical service agencies. Students progressing through the program become eligible to apply for both state and national certification exams. Employment opportunities include EMS agencies, fire and rescue agencies, air medical services, specialty areas of hospitals, industry, educational institutions, and government agencies.
Effective for the Fall 2016 semester, an articulation agreement will be in place with Western Carolina University’s Emergency Medical Care BS program. This program can be completed through distance education once students complete the Emergency Medical Science AAS program at Lenoir Community College.
Articulation Agreement between LCC and WCU
Visit Western Carolina University’s Emergency Medical Care program for more information.
For more information please contact:
EMS Program Chair/Instructor
Bullock (Building 1), Room 146A
Phone: (252) 527-6223, ext. 148
Fax: (252) 233-6885