Emergency Medical Services

Welcome to EMS

The Emergency Medical Services Training Program at CCA is your first step to becoming an EMT or Paramedic. EMT's and Paramedics respond to medical and traumatic emergencies and render medical care while transporting patients to definitive care. Paramedics and EMT's, as first responders, are the first step in the Emergency Medical Services system. When you complete one of the challenging programs at Community College of Aurora, you are prepared and ready to take on this valuable role. Classes fill up fast and space is limited - contact us today. The CCA EMS Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

CCA offers these certificates and degrees in Emergency Medical Services:

Paramedicine - A.A.S.
Emergency Medical Technician Basic - Certificate
Emergency Medical Technician Paramedicine - Certificate

CAAHEP
1361 Park St.
Clearwater, FL 33756
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org
CoAEMSP
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214-703-8992
www.coaemsp.org
 

 

 

EMS Courses

EMS Virtual Tour

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Program Level Outcomes (PLOs) - Paramedicine A.A.S.

Statements which articulate, in measurable terms, what students should know and be able to demonstrate as a result of and at the conclusion of a program. PLOs communicate program goals explicitly and foster transfer of responsibility for learning from faculty to students.

A student who obtains an A.A.S. degree in Paramedicine from the Community College of Aurora will demonstrate the following abilities:

  • Demonstrate competency in airway management, including knowledge of chief complaints, signs and symptoms, major or common disorders, levels of patient acuity, and procedures and skills integral to the practice of EMS at the paramedic level.
  • Demonstrate competency in the management of medical emergencies, including knowledge of chief complaints, signs and symptoms, major or common disorders, levels of patient acuity, and procedures and skills integral to the practice of EMS at the paramedic level.
  • Demonstrate competency in the management of trauma emergencies, including knowledge of chief complaints, signs and symptoms, major or common disorders, levels of patient acuity, and procedures and skills integral to the practice of EMS at the paramedic level.
  • Demonstrate competency in the management of cardiac emergencies, including knowledge of chief complaints, signs and symptoms, major or common disorders, levels of patient acuity, and procedures and skills integral to the practice of EMS at the paramedic level.
  • Demonstrate competency in EMS Operations, including knowledge of procedures and skills integral to the practice of EMS at the paramedic level.

Program Level Outcomes (PLOs) - Emergency Medical Technician Basic Certificate

Statements which articulate, in measurable terms, what students should know and be able to demonstrate as a result of and at the conclusion of a program. PLOs communicate program goals explicitly and foster transfer of responsibility for learning from faculty to students.

A student who obtains a certificate in Emergency Medical Technician Basic from the Community College of Aurora will demonstrate the following abilities:

  • Demonstrate competency in airway management, including knowledge of chief complaints, signs and symptoms, major or common disorders, levels of patient acuity, and procedures and skills integral to the practice of EMS at an EMT level.
  • Demonstrate competency in the management of medical emergencies, including knowledge of chief complaints, signs and symptoms, major or common disorders, levels of patient acuity, and procedures and skills integral to the practice of EMS at an EMT level.
  • Demonstrate competency in the management of trauma emergencies, including knowledge of chief complaints, signs and symptoms, major or common disorders, levels of patient acuity, and procedures and skills integral to the practice of EMS at an EMT level.
  • Demonstrate competency in the management of cardiac emergencies, including knowledge of chief complaints, signs and symptoms, major or common disorders, levels of patient acuity, and procedures and skills integral to the practice of EMS at an EMT level.
  • Demonstrate competency in EMS Operations, including knowledge of procedures and skills integral to the practice of EMS at an EMT level.

Program Level Outcomes (PLOs) - Emergency Medical Technician Paramedicine Certificate

Statements which articulate, in measurable terms, what students should know and be able to demonstrate as a result of and at the conclusion of a program. PLOs communicate program goals explicitly and foster transfer of responsibility for learning from faculty to students.

A student who obtains a certificate in Emergency Medical Technician Paramedicine from the Community College of Aurora will demonstrate the following abilities:

  • Demonstrate competency in airway management, including knowledge of chief complaints, signs and symptoms, major or common disorders, levels of patient acuity, and procedures and skills integral to the practice of EMS at the paramedic level.
  • Demonstrate competency in the management of medical emergencies, including knowledge of chief complaints, signs and symptoms, major or common disorders, levels of patient acuity, and procedures and skills integral to the practice of EMS at the paramedic level.
  • Demonstrate competency in the management of trauma emergencies, including knowledge of chief complaints, signs and symptoms, major or common disorders, levels of patient acuity, and procedures and skills integral to the practice of EMS at the paramedic level.
  • Demonstrate competency in the management of cardiac emergencies, including knowledge of chief complaints, signs and symptoms, major or common disorders, levels of patient acuity, and procedures and skills integral to the practice of EMS at the paramedic level.
  • Demonstrate competency in EMS Operations, including knowledge of procedures and skills integral to the practice of EMS at the paramedic level.
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