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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-Intermediate)

Career Studies Certificate Programs

(Pending Approval)

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Purpose: The purpose of this curriculum is to produce competent entry-level Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediates (EMT-I/99) who can service the community with advanced life support care via the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) infrastructure. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible for National Registry testing and certification in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Employment opportunities for EMT- Intermediates are available with ambulance; fire and rescue services; hospitals; local, state and federal government agencies; and humanitarian relief organizations.

Program Goals: At the completion of the program the graduate will be able to demonstrate:

  • the ability to comprehend, apply, and evaluate the clinical information relative to his role as an entry- level EMT - Intermediate;
  • technical proficiency in all skills necessary to fulfill the role of an entry-level EMT - Intermediate; and
  • personal behaviors consistent with professional and employer expectations for the entry-level paramedic.


Program RequirementsCredits

EMS 111Emergency Medical Technician - Basic7

EMS 120EMT-Basic Clinical1

EMS 151Intro to Advanced Life Support 4

EMS 170ALS Internship I 1

EMS 153Basic ECG Recognition 2

EMS 157ALS - Trauma Care 3

EMS 155ALS - Medical Care 4

EMS 159ALS - Special Populations 2

EMS 172ALS Clinical Internship II 2

EMS 173ALS Field Internship I 1

Total Minimum Credits27