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Emergency Medical Services Professions

Emergency Medical Services


Program Summary

The Hill College EMS Professions prepare students to care for people in the pre-hospital setting as an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic or an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic. EMTs and paramedics provide life support to patients and emergency medical care with an ambulance service or specialized service. They may work in an emergency department or a fire department, but most importantly, the certification is aimed at providing care in the pre-hospital field.

Students can choose from several different program options, including certificates and an associate of applied science degree. Successful students are eligible to apply for the National Registry certification exam as a part of obtaining their EMS certification or license. National Registry information can be found at www.nremt.org.

Hill College is equipped with state-of-the-art technology to help students get a jump start on their careers. With hands-on, state-approved curriculum, students are given experience exceeding what a classroom can teach.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity! 

 



The Hill College EMS Professions prepare students to care for people in the pre-hospital setting as an Emergency Medical Technician or a Paramedic.  EMTs and Paramedics provide life support the patients and emergency medical care with an ambulance service or specialized service.  

Student can choose from several different program options, including certificates and an associate of applied science degree. Successful students are eligible to apply for the National Registry certification exam as part of obtaining their EMS certification or license.  National Registry information can be found at www.nremt.org 

Hill College is equipped with state-of-the-art technology to help students get a jump start on their careers.  With hands-on, state-approved curriculum, students are given experience exceeding what a classroom can teach.
Upon graduation and successful completion of state certification testing the gradate may work in an ambulance service or specialized service.  They may work in an emergency department or fire department, but most importantly, the certification is aimed as providing care in the pre-hospital field.  

Dean of Instruction, Health and Community Services
Lori Moseley, MSN, RN
(254) 659-7921 or (817) 760-5920
lmoseley@hillcollege.edu

Program Coordinator
Paul Vogt, BAAS, LP
(817) 760-5929
pvogt@hillcollege.edu

Clinical Coordinator
Rhonda Watson, EMT-P
(817) 760-5934
rwatson@hillcollege.edu

Faculty Support
Julie Britton
(817) 760-5921
jbritton@hillcollege.edu

Teresa Palinkas
(254) 659-7920
tpalinkas@hillcollege.edu


CAAHEP AND CoAEMSP Accreditation

The Hill College Emergency Medical Services Profession program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).”

To contact CAAHEP:
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett TX 75088
(214) 703-8445
FAX (214) 703-8992

CAAHEP Accreditation Report

Graduation Year 2013 2014 2015 2016 Totals
# of Graduates

14

10

9 15 48
# of Graduates Attempting

13

10

8 15 46

# passing 1st attempt

4

3

6 10 23

# passing subsequent attempts

6

7

1 1 15

Total Passing to Date

10

10

7 11 38

Currently Employed

10 10 7 11 38

 

The results are published to comply with the CAAHEP Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in the Emergency Medical Services Professions Standard V.A.H.



Emergency Medical Services requirements

Drug Test Procedure:

11 panel drug test includes- Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Cocaine Metabolites, Marijuana, Methadone, Methaqualone, Opiates, Oxycodones, Phencyclidine, & Propoxyphene.

Cost $39.00

Drug test must be paid for through http://www.surscan.com/hc22133.html You will be notified of a scheduled time at a later date.

You will be notified after the first class day of the scheduled drug test.  Failure to submit the drug testing payment by the posted deadline date will result in an automatic drug testing failure. 

For students in this course who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas.  If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair.  You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.

EMT students with criminal convictions will need to submit to the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) the pre-screening petition.  TDSHS will investigate and determine if the student will be granted certification as an EMT. Pre-Screening Petition



Verified Credentials background check process.


Cost $51.00

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Texas Department of State Health Services policy

Persons applying for initial Texas EMS certification/licensure with a criminal conviction:

A person shall be disqualified from eligibility to acquire an EMS certification, or a person’s initial or renewal application for EMS certification or paramedic licensure shall be denied, or a person’s EMS certification or paramedic license, whether active  or inactive, shall be revoked if the petitioner, applicant, certificate, or licensed paramedic is convicted of or place on deferred adjudication community supervision or deferred disposition for an offense committed   on or after September 1, 2009 listed in Code of Criminal Procedure, Article 42.12, Sections 3g(a)(1)(A) through (H) as follows:

(1) murder;
(2) capital murder;
(3) indecency with a child;
(4) aggravated kidnapping;
(5) aggravated sexual assault;
(6) aggravated robbery;
(7) substance abuse offenses, as described in Health and Safety Code, Chapter 481, for which punishment is increased     under:(a) Health and Safety Code, §481.140, regarding the use of a child in the commission of an offense; or (b) Health and Safety Code, §481.134(c), (d), (e) or (f), regarding an offense committed within a drug free zone, if it is shown that the defendant has been previously convicted of an offense for which punishment was increased under one of those subsections;
(8) sexual assault;
(9) An offense, other than an offense committed on or after September 1, 2009, for which the person is subject to register as a sex offender under Code of Criminal Procedure, Chapter 62.

Criminal offenses NOT LISTED ABOVE are subject to a department review which may lead to denial, suspension, or revocation.


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STUDENTS WITH INCOMPLETE IMMUNIZATION AND CPR CARD FILES MAY BE DISMISSED FROM THE PROGRAM.

Immunization Requirements

            2 MMR’s or positive serological titer
            Varicella 2 injection series or positive serological titer
            HEP B 3 injection series or positive serological titer
            Tetanus (within last 7 years)
            Tdap (once as an adult)
            Seasonal Influenza

Negative 2 step TB – See below:

 

CPR – American Heart Association BLS Provider.  No other CPR card accepted.  No exceptions.

Candidates must be aware that clinical facilities may have other requirements not listed above.


EMT Student Requirements

Fall and Spring Entry
       Day Class - Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 9am-5pm
       Night Class - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - 6pm- 10pm

Summer Entry
       Day Class - Monday - Thursday - 9am - 5pm
       Night Class - Monday - Thursday - 6pm-10pm

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EMT Basic 
Package ISBN-13:9780135171332
$182.00

This package contains:

  • Pre-Hospital Emergency Care, 11th Edition
    By Joseph J. Mistovich, Keith J. Karren|©2018|Paper ; 1552 pages
  • MyLab BRADY with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Pre-Hospital Emergency Care, 10th Edition
    By Joseph J. Mistovich, Keith J Karren, Brent Q. Hafen|©2015|Access Code Card ; 0 pages

2 Grey Polo’s, 2 navy or black EMS style or Dickies pants, Solid black shoes/boots, black belt, 2 Hill College Grey EMT undershirts, a watch with a second hand/second counter.

**Uniforms may be purchased at the following location:
Hill College Bookstore - HCC
112 Lamar Dr., Hillsboro TX 76645
     OR
Hill College Bookstore - JCC
2106 Mayfield Parkway, Cleburne TX 76033

 


Paramedic Student Requirements

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Mosby's Paramedic Textbook 4th Edition
Authors: Mick Sanders
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323072755
Imprint: Mosby/JEMS
Published Date: 1st December 2011
Page Count: 1792

Paramedic Cardiology
Basic Arrhythmias Plus MyBRADYLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package,
8th Edition By Gail Walraven
Date: Dec 16, 2016 by Pearson.
ISBN-10: 0-13-470107-0
ISBN-13: 978-0-13-470107-3
List Price: $170.67
Copyright: 2017
Edition: 8th

2 Grey Polo’s, 2 navy or black EMS style or Dickies pants, Solid black shoes/boots, black belt, 2 Hill College Grey EMT undershirts, a watch with a second hand/second counter.

**Uniforms may be purchased at the following location:
Hill College Bookstore - HCC
112 Lamar Dr., Hillsboro TX 76645
     OR
Hill College Bookstore - JCC
2106 Mayfield Parkway, Cleburne TX 76033