Emergency Medical Services Minor
The minor consists of 18 credit hours including the following:
|HLTH 1030||Medical Terminology||2|
|HLTH 2530||Emergency Medical Technician 1||7|
|9 credits from the following are required:|
|HLTH 2994||Teaching Assistantship (EMS Teaching Assistant)||3|
|HLTH 1510||Wilderness First Responder||3|
|HLTH 2510||Wilderness EMT||3|
|HLTH 2993||Independent Study (with instructor permission)||3|
|HLTH 3000||Emergency Service Leadership||3|
|HLTH 3570||Advanced EMT||6|
|EMED 3000||Emergency Medicine Research I||4|
|HLTH 2990||Special Topics (Pediatric Emergencies, Mental Health Emergencies, or other topics)||3|
|HLTH 3940||Trauma & Trauma Systems||3|
|EMED 3010||Emergency Medicine Research II||4|
|EMED 3200||Emerg. Medicine Research III||3|
Students certified as Emergency Medical Technicians without taking the course in an academic setting may earn the necessary credit by exam.
The minor is available to all UVM degree students. For more information regarding the minor in Emergency Medical Services, please contact the College of Nursing and Health Sciences Office of Student Services.
At any given time, due to fluctuations in demand for the minor in Emergency Medical Services, the program reserves the right to cap enrollment in the minor. Courses may not be taken pass/fail.
Students must maintain a 2.0 or greater GPA in all coursework for the minor in order to be awarded the minor degree on the academic transcript.