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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! 




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*


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.


Dean of Instruction, Health and Public 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

Faculty Support
Julie Britton
817.760.5921
jbritton@hillcollege.edu

Teresa Palinkas
254.659.7920
tpalinkas@hillcollege.edu


EMSP Education Pathway


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 2015 2016 2017 Totals
# of Graduates

9

15

9 33
# of Graduates Attempting

8

15

8 31

# passing 1st attempt

6

10

3 19

# passing subsequent attempts

1

1

1 3

Total Passing to Date

7

11

4 22

Currently Employed

7 11 4 22

 

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.



EMT Basic Summer 2019 Orientation

This is a mandatory orientation.   

Please use the follow link to reserve you seat:  Seating reservation

Date:  May 6, 2019
Time:  6:00pm  - 9:00 pm
Location:  Hill College
               Margie Faye Wheat Kennon Health Science building
               2110 Mayfield Parkway
               Cleburne TX 76033


EMS Student Handbooks and EMS Functional Position

EMS Functional Position
Printable verison


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.

Summer 2019 EMT student deadline

UPDATED:  1/29/2019

Prospective students enrolling in the Spring 2019 EMT course will need to follow the immunization/CPR/TB procedures and submitt all documents by June 03, 2019.

Required immunizations:
  • 2 MMR's or positive serological titer.
  • 2 Varicella injection series or possitive serological titer.
  • 3 Hep B injection series or possitive serological titer.
  • 1 Tetanus within last 7 years.
  • 1 Tdap as an adult (if the Tdap is with-in 7 years of June 3, 2019 you will not need a Tetanus)
  • Seasonal Influenza
  • 2 Negative TB test results.  Must be completed with between January 1 - June 3, 2019.

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Major Medical Insurance
    CPR- BLS Provider American Heart Association.    

Enrolled students with incomplete immunizations/CPR/TB records will not be allowed to attend clinical rotations and will be dismissed from the EMT program.  THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS.

The Texas Administrative Code, Title 25, Part 1, Chaper 97, sub-chapter B, Rule 97.64 mandates specific immunizations for students enrolled in health-related courses in an institution of higher education.  Furthermore, our clinical affiliation agreements with area medical providers also impose specific rquirements related to Hill College Health and Public Services students.  


EMT Basic Application/Information

All prospective students must complete the following application packet.  

The following online application and supporting documents must be completed before the first class day.

Click here to complete the EMT Basic Program Applicaiton.

Application deadlines:

  • Spring Entry - January 4th
  • Summer Entry - May 9th
  • Fall Entry - August 1st
Updated:  2/11/19

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

Summer Entry
        Hybrid Day Class - Scheduled: One day a week - 9am-5pm
        Night Class - Monday - Thursday - 6pm-10pm
Clinical:  Scheduled through a scheduling program

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

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

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

EMT Basic
Tuition and Fees

In-District

Out of District

$579.00

$693.00

 

Additional cost

 

Classroom/Clinical Requirements

EMT

Textbook

$251.00 +tax

Uniforms

$90.00

Verified Credentials Background

$51.00

Drug Testing Fee

$39.00

FISDAP (Clinical Rotation scheduler)

$31.50

  NREMT Psychomotor Exam

NA

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

TDSHS Certification fee

$64.00

TDSHS Fingerprinting for State Cert

$44.20

National Registry fee

$80.00

 

  • 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,

 

Recommended

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.

The Hill College EMSP department will use SurScan for the drug testing and criminal background requirements.  Student will need to register and pay for both requirements before the first class day.  The SurScan website is http://www.surscan.com

Client Name: Hill

Cost are subject to change.  

Criminal Background - Cost $32.50
Drug Test Procedure - Cost $45.20

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

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. 

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.

Prospective students enrolliing in the Spring 2019 EMT course will need to follow the immunization/CPR/TB procedures and submitt all documents by June 3, 2019.

Required immunizations:
  • 2 MMR's or positive serological titer.
  • 2 Varicella injection series or possitve serological titer.
  • 3 Hep B injection series or possitve serological titer.
  • 1 Tetanus within last 7 years.
  • 1 Tdap as an adult (if the Tdap is with in 7 years of June 3, 2019 you will not need a Tetanus)
  • Seasonal Influenza
  • 2 Negative TB test results.  Must be completed with between June 1 -June 3 2019.

    • ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
      Major Medical Insurance
      CPR- BLS Provider American Heart Assotiation

    Enrolled students with incomplete immunizations/CPR/TB records will not be allowed to attend clinical rotations and will be dismissed from the EMT program.  THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS.

    The Texas Administrative Code, Title 25, Part 1, Chaper 97, sub-chapter B, Rule 97.64 mandates specific immunizations for students enrolled in health-related courses in an institution of higher education.  Furthermore, our clinical affiliation agreements with area medical providers also impose specific rquiremtns related to Hill College Health and Public Services students.


American Heart Association BLS Provider.  No exceptions.

Fall 2019 Paramedic Application

Location:  Johnson County Campus - Fall 2019 Entry
Shift: A
Application and supporting documents deadline:  August 1, 2019

Paramedic Application/Information

All prospective students must complete the following application packet.  

The following online application and supporting documents must be completed before the first class day.

Click here to complete the Paramedic Program Application

Application deadline:

  • Fall Entry - August 1st

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

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

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

Paramedic
Tuition and Fees

In-District

Out of District

$5139.00

$6192.00

 

Classroom/Clinical Requirements

EMT Advanced

Paramedic

Textbook

$357.95 +tax

$357.95 +tax

Uniforms

$90.00

$90.00

Verified Credentials Background

$51.00

 

$51.00

 

Drug Testing Fee

$39.00

$39.00

FISDAP (Clinical Rotation scheduler)

$194.25

$194.25

 NREMT Psychomotor Exam

$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

$115.00

$126.00

TDSHS Fingerprinting for State Cert

$44.20

$44.20

National Registry fee

$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.

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.

The Hill College EMSP department will use SurScan for the drug testing and criminal background requirements.  Student will need to register and pay for both requirements before the first class day.  The SurScan website is http://www.surscan.com

Client Name: Hill

Cost are subject to change.  

Criminal Background - Cost $32.50
Drug Test Procedure - Cost $45.20

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

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. 

 




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