Emergency Medical Services


Program Summary

The Hill College EMS Professions prepare students to care for people in the pre-hospital setting as an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic or an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic. EMTs and paramedics provide life support to patients and emergency medical care with an ambulance service or specialized service. They may work in an emergency department or a fire department, but most importantly, the certification is aimed at providing care in the pre-hospital field.

Students can choose from several different program options, including certificates and an associate of applied science degree. Successful students are eligible to apply for the National Registry certification exam as a part of obtaining their EMS certification or license. National Registry information can be found at www.nremt.org.

Hill College is equipped with state-of-the-art technology to help students get a jump start on their careers. With hands-on, state-approved curriculum, students are given experience exceeding what a classroom can teach.

*Hill College EMS Program has been offering future EMS professionals Emergency Medical Service training since 1998.

*EMS Program instructors with over 40 years combined EMS education experience.
*Students receive critical thinking skills training to prepare them as entry level Emergency Medical Technicians basic and paramedic.
*Paramedic students are eligible for two areas of study, certificate of technology or an associate degree in Emergency Medical technology.
*Successful completion of the Hill College EMS Program leads to certification with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians and the Texas Department of Health Human Services/EMS.

About the Program

The Hill College Emergency Medical Service program, you’ll learn from experienced, certified instructors in an environment that combines hands-on labs with lecture. You'll gain skills in medical procedures required to assess and treat victims at the scene and en route to the hospital, and you'll get to put your abilities to the test in a clinical learning environment to gain extensive, on-the-job experience.

Our goal is to prepare competent entry-level EMT Basic and Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains, with exit points at the Emergency Medical Technician (Basic), level.

**The Hill College EMS Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services (CoAEMSP). 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-132, Rowlett, Texas 75088
P: (214) 703-8445.


Don’t miss out on this great opportunity! 



EMT Classes
Ambulance
EMT Classes

About add

Hill College EMS Program Goals
To prepare competent Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and paramedics with cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains, resulting in efficient and professional care involving emergency medical care to the sick and injured patients.
Hill College EMS Program Philosophy
The Hill College EMS Education Program Prepares students to care for people in the pre-hospital setting.  The focus of this education process is on developing students' critical thinking assessment, rendering the best treatment plan for the patient both on scene and during the patient's transport to a medical facility.
Being a pre-hospital provider takes a certain kind of individual.  Successful emergency medical professionals must demonstrate:
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Empathy
  • Self-Motivation
  • Professional Appearance and Personal Hygiene
  • Good Communication and Critical Thinking Skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Teamwork and Diplomacy
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Careful Delivery of Service
  • Excellent Physical Conditioning
  • Strong math and sciences background

Degree Options

Emergency Medical Services Paramedic of Technology (51 hours)
Emergency Medical Services Associate of Applied Science (60 hours)

 

Sampling of Classes

MC: 8032 Emergency Medical Services Professions Paramedic Certificate of Technology 51 hours (TSI Required)
Required Prerequisite Coursework
Course Title
EMSP 1501 Emergency Medical Technical
EMSP 1160 Emergency Medical Technical Clinical
Certificate of Technology Specific Coursework
Course Title
EMSP 1438 Intro. to Advance Practice
EMSP 1355 Trauma Management
EMSP 1356 Patient Assessment & Airway Management
EMSP 1161 Advanced EMT Clinical
EMSP 1162 Paramedic Clinical I
EMSP 2306 Emergency Pharmacology
EMSP 2544 Cardiology
EMSP 1163 Paramedic Clinical II
EMSP 2305 EMS Operations
EMSP 2430 Special Populations
EMSP 2434 Medical Emergencies
+EMSP 2143 Assessment Based Management
EMSP 2460 Paramedic Clinical III Practicum

MC: 8034 Emergency Medical Services Professions Paramedic Associate of Applied Science 60 hours (TSI Required)
Completion of EMT Certification
Completion of Paramedic Certificate of Technology
Associate of Applied Science Emergency Medical Services Academic Specific Courses
Course Title
PSYC 2301 General Psychology
ENGL 1301 Composition I
ENGL 2311 Technical Writing*

Employment Opportunities add

Upon graduation and successful completion of Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic training, upon successful completion of National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician testing and certification with the Texas Department of State Health Human Services/EMS graduates are eligible to seek employment opportunities working with fire departments, emergency and non-emergency ambulance services, hospitals or specialized facilities related to the medical profession.
Program Contacts add


Dean of Instruction, Health and Community Services
Lori Moseley, MSN, RN
254.659.7921 or 817.760.5920
lmoseley@hillcollege.edu

Program Coordinator
Paul Vogt, BAAS, LP
817.760.5929
pvogt@hillcollege.edu

Clinical Coordinator
Rhonda Watson, EMT-P
817.760.5934
rwatson@hillcollege.edu

Faculty Support
Julie Britton
817.760.5921
jbritton@hillcollege.edu

Teresa Palinkas
254.659.7920
tpalinkas@hillcollege.edu


Health Science Q & A event

We have the answers to your program/selection process/application questions.

Attending a Q & A event is not an application requirement. You do not have to reserve a place, but seating is limited to first 25 people.  A Reservation (VIA email) will guarantee you a seat.

Date:   July 10, 2018
Time:  4 p.m-5pm
Place:  Johnson County Campus
Room: Student Center Room 402

Information and Reservations
Julie Britton
817-760-5921
jbritton@hillcollege.edu




For students in this course who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas.  If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair.  You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.

EMT Basic Application Requirements

EMT Basic Program Application add

All prospective students must complete the following application packet.  The applicant will need to print, complete all documents and submit it to the EMS department on the Hill College Cleburne Campus.

EMS Checklist and Functional Position

EMT Basic Program Application


Class Days and Times add

Fall and Spring Entry
       Day Class - Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 9am-5pm
       Night Class - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - 6pm- 10pm
Clinical:  Scheduled through a scheduling program

Summer Entry
       Day Class - Monday - Thursday - 9am - 5pm
       Night Class - Monday - Thursday - 6pm-10pm
Clinical:  Scheduled through a scheduling program
Uniform add

2 Grey Polo’s, 2 navy or black EMS style or Dickies pants, Solid black shoes/boots, black belt, 2 Hill College Grey EMT undershirts, a watch with a second hand/second counter.

**Uniforms may be purchased at the following location:
Hill College Bookstore - HCC
112 Lamar Dr., Hillsboro TX 76645
     OR
Hill College Bookstore - JCC
2106 Mayfield Parkway, Cleburne TX 76033

Textbook add
EMT Basic 
Package ISBN-13:9780135171332

This package contains:

  • Pre-Hospital Emergency Care, 11th Edition
    By Joseph J. Mistovich, Keith J. Karren|©2018|Paper ; 1552 pages
  • MyLab BRADY with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Pre-Hospital Emergency Care, 10th Edition
    By Joseph J. Mistovich, Keith J Karren, Brent Q. Hafen|©2015|Access Code Card ; 0 pages
Program Cost add

All prices listed below are current as of April 3, 2018. 

EMT Basic

 

Paramedic

Tuition and Fee

In-District

Out of District

Tuition and Fee

In-District

Out of District

$579.00

$693.00

$5139.00

$6192.00

 

Classroom/Clinical Requirements

EMT

EMT Advanced

Paramedic

Textbook

$251.00 +tax

$357.95 +tax

$357.95 +tax

Uniforms

$90.00

$90.00

$90.00

Verified Credentials Background

$51.00

$51.00

 

$51.00

 

Drug Testing Fee

$39.00

$39.00

$39.00

FISDAP (Clinical Rotation scheduler)

$31.50

$194.25

$194.25

  NREMT Psychomotor Exam

NA

$250.00

$250.00

National Registry testing, skills testing, and TDSHS application fees are only incurred after successful completion of the course.

TDSHS Certification fee

$64.00

$115.00

$126.00

TDSHS Fingerprinting for State Cert

$44.20

$44.20

$44.20

National Registry fee

$80.00

$115.00

$125.00

 

  • Tuition and Fees are divided by 1 - 3 semesters and the cost depends on how many hours you are enrolled in for that semester. (Paramedic 3 semesters) (EMT Basic 1 semester)
  •  
  • NREMT testing, skills testing, and TDSHS application fees are only incurred after successful completion of the Hill College EMS Programs course(s) of instruction.

**The above fees are approximate estimates for known costs only, the student needs to be aware that there will be other incidental costs that will occur during your course(s) of instruction.  Students will be responsible for other costs incurred based on student needs.

Obtain 2 uniforms for level of training selected.

EMT – 2 Hill College EMS Grey Polo’s, 2 navy or black EMS style or Dickies pants, Solid black shoes/boots, black belt, 2 Hill College EMT undershirts, a watch with a second hand/second counter,

Paramedic - – 2 Hill College EMS Grey Polo’s, 2 navy or black EMS style or Dickies pants, Solid black shoes/boots, black belt, 2 Hill College EMT undershirts, a watch with a second hand/second counter.

Required

  Stethoscope

  BP cuff

  pen light

  4X6 index cards

  Trauma shears

  3” 3 ring binder

  paper/notebook

  pens/pencils

 

Academic Course Recommendations

BIOL 2401 & BIOL 2402 are preferred before admission to the EMS Professions Program.

Drug Testing add

Drug Test Procedure:

11 panel drug test includes- Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Cocaine Metabolites, Marijuana, Methadone, Methaqualone, Opiates, Oxycodones, Phencyclidine, & Propoxyphene.

Cost $39.00

Drug test must be paid for through http://www.surscan.com/hc22133.html You will be notified of a scheduled time at a later date.

You will be notified after the first class day of the scheduled drug test.  Failure to submit the drug testing payment by the posted deadline date will result in an automatic drug testing failure. 

Background Procedure add

Hill College has partnered with Verified Credentials to manage your Background Check: using

http://www.verifiedcredentials.com/

 How It Works:

Program code: BBKPC-26727

  1. Enter code for the program you will be attending located above the “Get Started!” button on the right side of the page
  2. Create an account
  3. Enter all required information
  4. Provide supporting documentation
  5. Track your progress
  6. Complete all required documents requested by Verified Credentials to release your background to the Hill College EMP program.

If you have any questions, our Client Services Team is ready to assist you.  Please call us at 800.938.6090 or email us at ClientServices@verifiedcredentials.com.

For students in this course who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas.  If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair.  You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.


EMT students with criminal convictions will need to submit to the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) the pre-screening petition.  TDSHS will investigate and determine if the student will be granted certification as an EMT.



CPR Requirement add

American Heart Association BLS Provider.  No other CPR card accepted.  No exceptions.

Paramedic Student Requirements

Paramedic Application add

All prospective students must complete the following application packet.  The applicant will need to print, complete all documents and submit it to the EMS department on the Hill College Cleburne Campus.

EMS Checklist and Functional Position

Paramedic Program Application

Uniform add

2 Grey Polo’s, 2 navy or black EMS style or Dickies pants, Solid black shoes/boots, black belt, 2 Hill College Grey EMT undershirts, a watch with a second hand/second counter.

**Uniforms may be purchased at the following location:
Hill College Bookstore - HCC
112 Lamar Dr., Hillsboro TX 76645
     OR
Hill College Bookstore - JCC
2106 Mayfield Parkway, Cleburne TX 76033

Textbook add

Nancy Caroline's Emergency:  Care in the Street
8th Edition
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Navigate 2 Preferred Access
ISBN:  978-1-28-413723-1


Paramedic Cardiology

Basic Arrhythmias Plus MyBRADYLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package,
8th Edition By Gail Walraven
Date: Dec 16, 2016 by Pearson.
ISBN-10: 0-13-470107-0
ISBN-13: 978-0-13-470107-3
Copyright: 2017

Program Cost add

All prices listed below are current as of April 3, 2018. 

EMT Basic

 

Paramedic

Tuition and Fee

In-District

Out of District

Tuition and Fee

In-District

Out of District

$579.00

$693.00

$5139.00

$6192.00

 

Classroom/Clinical Requirements

EMT

EMT Advanced

Paramedic

Textbook

$251.00 +tax

$357.95 +tax

$357.95 +tax

Uniforms

$90.00

$90.00

$90.00

Verified Credentials Background

$51.00

$51.00

 

$51.00

 

Drug Testing Fee

$39.00

$39.00

$39.00

FISDAP (Clinical Rotation scheduler)

$31.50

$194.25

$194.25

  NREMT Psychomotor Exam

NA

$250.00

$250.00

National Registry testing, skills testing, and TDSHS application fees are only incurred after successful completion of the course.

TDSHS Certification fee

$64.00

$115.00

$126.00

TDSHS Fingerprinting for State Cert

$44.20

$44.20

$44.20

National Registry fee

$80.00

$115.00

$125.00

 Tuition and Fees are divided by 1 - 3 semesters and the cost depends on how many hours you are enrolled in for that semester. (Paramedic 3 semesters) (EMT Basic 1 semester)

  •  
  • NREMT testing, skills testing, and TDSHS application fees are only incurred after successful completion of the Hill College EMS Programs course(s) of instruction.

 **The above fees are approximate estimates for known costs only, the student needs to be aware that there will be other incidental costs that will occur during your course(s) of instruction.  Students will be responsible for other costs incurred based on student needs.

 Obtain 2 uniforms for level of training selected.

EMT – 2 Hill College EMS Grey Polo’s, 2 navy or black EMS style or Dickies pants, Solid black shoes/boots, black belt, 2 Hill College EMT undershirts, a watch with a second hand/second counter.

Paramedic - – 2 Hill College EMS Grey Polo’s, 2 navy or black EMS style or Dickies pants, Solid black shoes/boots, black belt, 2 Hill College EMT undershirts, a watch with a second hand/second counter.

Course supplies (purchased at your location of choice):

Required

  Stethoscope

  BP cuff

  pen light

  4X6 index cards

  Trauma shears

  3” 3 ring binder

  paper/notebook

  pens/pencils

 Academic Course Recommendations

BIOL 2401 & BIOL 2402 are preferred before admission to the EMS Professions Program.

Background Procedure add

Hill College has partnered with Verified Credentials to manage your Background Check using

http://www.verifiedcredentials.com/

 How It Works:

Program code: BBKPC-26727

  1. Enter code for the program you will be attending located above the “Get Started!” button on the right side of the page
  2. Create an account
  3. Enter all required information
  4. Provide supporting documentation
  5. Track your progress
  6. Complete all required documents requested by Verified Credentials to release your background to the Hill College EMP program.

If you have any questions, our Client Services Team is ready to assist you.  Please call us at 800.938.6090 or email us at ClientServices@verifiedcredentials.com.


For students in this course who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas.  If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair.  You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.


EMT students with criminal convictions will need to submit to the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) the pre-screening petition.  TDSHS will investigate and determine if the student will be granted certification as an EMT.

Drug Testing Procedure add

Drug Test Procedure:

11 panel drug test includes- Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Cocaine Metabolites, Marijuana, Methadone, Methaqualone, Opiates, Oxycodones, Phencyclidine, & Propoxyphene.

Cost $39.00

Drug test must be paid for through http://www.surscan.com/hc22133.html You will be notified of a scheduled time at a later date.

You will be notified after the first class day of the scheduled drug test.  Failure to submit the drug testing payment by the posted deadline date will result in an automatic drug testing failure. 


CAAHEP AND CoAEMSP Accreditation

The Hill College Emergency Medical Services Profession program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).”

To contact CAAHEP:
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett TX 75088
(214) 703-8445
FAX (214) 703-8992

CAAHEP Accreditation Report

Graduation Year 2013 2014 2015 2016 Totals
# of Graduates

14

10

9 15 48
# of Graduates Attempting

13

10

8 15 46

# passing 1st attempt

4

3

6 10 23

# passing subsequent attempts

6

7

1 1 15

Total Passing to Date

10

10

7 11 38

Currently Employed

10 10 7 11 38

 

The results are published to comply with the CAAHEP Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in the Emergency Medical Services Professions Standard V.A.H.