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Emergency Medical Science Pathway

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Emergency Medical Science (C45340EP)


This pathway is designed to prepare individuals to work as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). EMTs are often
the first responders to any emergency, making split-second decisions that save people’s lives. Topics include preparatory,
airway, patient assessment, medical emergencies, trauma, infants and children, and operations. Upon completion,
students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve North Carolina State or National
Registry EMT certification. Upon successful completion, a certificate will be awarded. Courses within the certificate may
be applied toward an Associate in Applied Science degree in Emergency Medical Science.
* Age Requirement – Student must be 17 years old or older before the last day of EMS class.

Course Sequence

Course Class Lab Clinical Credit
BIO 168 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 3 3 0 4
EMS 110 Emergency Medical Science 6 6 3 9

Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375


Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm


336-349-9986 (fax)