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  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Arapahoe Community College Catalog

EMT Basic Enhanced Certificate


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CIP 510904 (EMT5)

This 27-hour EMT enhanced certificate provides additional training to improve the EMT’s employability, prepare the student for paramedic school and other healthcare careers. Many of the enhanced certificate classes are prerequisites for entrance into the Paramedic Program. Consult an Advisor for appropriate electives.

All students enrolled in this program are encouraged to apply for graduation upon completion of the program

Admission Requirements


  • Minimum of 18 years of age prior to the start of the Clinical Rotations (EMS 170 ).
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare CPR for the Healthcare Provider (BLS) certificate
  • Hepatitis B vaccination (one and two) or Titer
  • Tetanus within the last 10 years
  • MMR vaccinations (one and two) (or Titer)
  • TB Skin test (within 3 months of class start date)
  • Current flu vaccination for the Fall and Spring Semesters
  • Access the Application Process page to find information on Processes, Disqualifying Events and Release forms for Health Care students
  • Castle Branch criminal background check and drug screening
  • Students should have been assessed to be at college-level in English and Mathematics (see Student Resources and Services - Assessment   in this Catalog)
    • May substitute documentation of completion of a 4-year degree or ENG 121  (required) and MAT 108  (recommended) with a grade of “C” or better

Program Requirements


Graduation Requirements


  • All courses required for this program must be completed with a “C” or better.
  • To graduate, students must apply for graduation and complete the graduation survey (available via myACC). (form available at www.arapahoe.edu/graduation)
  • After applying for graduation, all correspondence to a student about the status of their program conferral will be sent to their student email address only.
  • As a graduate of a Career and Technical Education program you will be contacted by an ACC employee in approximately six months to verify your employment information. This information gathering is a federal requirement to ensure that ACC receives certain federal funding.
  • “Information regarding occupations, completion rates, placement rates, program costs and median loan debt may be found at www.arapahoe.edu/departments-and-programs/gainful-employment-disclosure-information.”

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