NVCC 1997-1998 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.

1st Semester2nd Semester

   EMT216Pre-Hospital Physiological Assessment3
   EMT226Dysrhythmia Recognition/Mgmt.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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