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What EMS programs are offered at Lone Star College-Montgomery?

There are four levels of Emergency Medical Services programs offered at LSC-Montgomery:

  • Associate of Applied Science Degree
  • Paramedic Certificate
  • EMT Course

 

Students wishing to enter the field of Emergency Medical Services begin by taking EMT courses. The two courses (lecture and clinical) are taken in the same semester. The EMT courses include the training and skills necessary to recognize, assess, and manage emergencies under the supervision and direction of a physician. As part of the training, students spend time with instructors in the hospital and on an ambulance. At the end of one semester, successful students are eligible to apply to the Texas Department of State Health Services for certification as an EMT after they have passed the credentialing exam through the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.

Once a student has completed their EMT, they are eligible to apply for advanced coursework. The Paramedic program is four semesters long and begins in June each year. Applications for the program are accepted the first day of Spring semester to April 1st at 5:00 pm each year. The goal of the EMS Professions program at Lone Star College – Montgomery is to prepare competent entry-level Emergency Medical technician – Paramedics in the cognitive (knowledge), Psychomotor (skills) and Affective (behavior) learning domains.

Certification/licensure is not automatic. The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and/or the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) administer all certification examinations upon completion of a DSHS recognized educational program. Completion of the LSC-Montgomery EMSP program does not guarantee eligibility for DSHS/NREMT certification/licensure. Criminal background checks are conducted by DSHS as part of the screening process. Candidates with concerns about their background should contact the Texas Department of State Health Services in Austin, Texas.

 

Outcome Measure 2016 2017 2018
 National Registry Practical Exam 100% 100%  
 National Registry Written Exam 100% 83%  
 Retention 100% 92%  
 Placement 86% 100%  

 


Accreditation Status

The Lone Star College-Montgomery EMS Professions 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).

Contact CAAHEP:
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org
Contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214-703-8445
FAX 214-703-8992
www.coaemsp.org?