NVCC 1999-2000 Catalog
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Career Studies Certificate AN  

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Purpose: The curriculum is designed to develop the competencies of the Virginia Cardiac Care Technician.

Admission Requirements:

1. All students must be in compliance with Section 6:00 of the Rules and Regulations Governing Emergency Medical Services of the Commonwealth of Virginia in order to be certified at any level.

2. Students must comply with "Second-Year Curriculum Admission Requirements," "Special Program Completion Requirements," and "Re-enrollment" of the A.A.S. degree in Emergency Medical Services Technology.

Special Accreditation Status: The program is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) in cooperation with the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs for EMT/Paramedic.

One Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   EMT216Pre-Hospital Physiological Assessment3
   EMT226Dysrhythmia Recognition/Mgt.3
   ENG111College Composition I3
   HLT141Intro. to Medical Terminology2
   EMT225Clinical Exp. for the CCT 3
   EMT231Paramedic Procedures I 5
   HLT250General Pharmacology 3

Total Credits/Semester1111

Total credits for the Cardiac Care Technician Career Studies Certificate = 22.

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