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Advanced Placement

Continuing Education Programs
The Continuing Education based EMS programs at Lenoir Community College do not currently offer advanced placement options. These programs include: EMT Basic, EMT Basic Fast Track, EMT Basic Outreach, AEMT, AEMT Fast Track, AEMT Outreach, Paramedic Academy, Paramedic Outreach, AEMT to Paramedic Bridge, and RN to Paramedic. Students in these programs are currently not allowed to transfer clinical hours or skills from other programs and must complete the required minimum clinical hours, field hours, and skills assessments in order to successfully complete the program and be eligible for NCOEMS and NREMT testing.

Degree Programs
The Associate’s Degree in EMS Bridging does allow advanced placement credit toward the degree per the college’s policy for those students who have successfully obtained an EMT Paramedic certification. Students with a current Paramedic certification may be awarded up to 45 credits toward their degree.

The Associate’s Degree in EMS does allow for transfer of credit from other institutions per the college’s credit transfer policy.

For more information about Advanced Placement, please contact:
Justin Tilghman, MS, CEM, EMTP
Dean of Public Safety and Emergency Management Programs

Bullock (Building 001), Room 128
Phone: (252) 527-6223, ext. 115
Fax: (252) 233-6885

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