Emergency Medical Care Degrees: Credit for Previous Experience

As a paramedic, you have experience in your field that shouldn’t go unnoticed. At Eastern Kentucky University, we will work with you to make the most of your paramedic training. Online students who complete EMC 380 and EMC 382 will receive 18 credit hours for previous paramedic experience/education at no additional cost.  After successful completion of both classes students will receive 18 credit hours which include EMC 335, 340, 342, 352, 360 and 362.  
 
Credit for EMC 105, 110, 225 and 240 may also be available through successful completion of affordable department proficiency examinations. In addition, students may receive credit for previously earned certifications. Contact an advisor for more information, or view the catalog for details.
 

EMC 380 Advanced Prehospital Theory Medical (4 hours) A. Prerequisites: certification, EMT-Paramedic and admission to EMC major. Foundation classes for paramedic students which focuses on pathophysiological basis for prehospital interventions and management. Includes in-depth history and assessment skills.

EMC 382 Advanced Prehospital Theory: Trauma (4 hours) A. Prerequisites: certification, EMT-Paramedic and admission to EMC major. Foundation course for paramedic students which focuses on pathophysiological basis for prehospital interventions and management in trauma settings. Includes in-depth history and assessment skills.

Click here for a complete list of opportunities for credit for previous experience.