Cochise College

CATALOG 2015-16

PMD 101 ‡ Paramedicine I (6)

Prerequisite(s): Appropriate mathematics placement test score, MAT 081, or higher; and RDG 122 or exemption. Prior to enrollment, students must meet the following requirements: 1) Current certification as an EMT (Arizona or National Registry), 2) Score of 75% or higher on computer-based entrance exam, 3) Proof of vaccinations, to include negative tuberculin (TB) skin test, measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), varicella, and hepatitis B series, and 4) Acceptance into the paramedicine program. Once enrolled, the following are required: 5) Drug screen and 6) Background check.

An introductory course that includes an EMT refresher, an overview of hazardous materials first responder operations, and a review of human anatomy and physiology.

6 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory.