Emergency Medical Services

Vicki May


The Houston Community College Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Program has provided EMS education to thousands of students since 1982. The EMS Program is one of the most recognized and qualified programs in the state of Texas as it relates to pre-hospital education.

The two-year AAS Degree Emergency Medical Services Program is designed to prepare individuals as competent, entry-level pre-hospital Emergency Medical Services Practitioners. The HCCS EMS Program is Nationally accredited by;

• Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP): Address: 25400 US HWY 19North Suite 158, Clearwater, Florida 33763

• Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP): Address: 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312, Rowlett, Tx. 75088. Phone: 214-703-8445. Fax 214-703-8992. www.coaemsp.org

Program Goals-Minimum Expecations

To prepare competent entry-level Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and effective (behavior) learning domains with or without exit points at the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and/or Emergency Medical Technician, and/or Emergency Medical Responder levels.