Dec 11, 2018  
2018-2019 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Arapahoe Community College Catalog

EMT Basic Enhanced Certificate


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs

CIP 510904 (EMT5)

This 32-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
  • Must receive acceptable scores on each of the following entrance exams:
    • Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS), minimum scores of:
      • Math 67
      • Reading 60
      • Science 47
      • English 58
    • EKG: minimum score of 70
    • EMT: minimum score of 70

Program Requirements


Graduation Requirements


  • All courses required for this program must be completed with a “C” or better.
  • Apply for graduation online at www.arapahoe.edu/graduation.
  • 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.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs