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Classes Cancelled

All classes are cancelled beginning at 3:00 pm today. Normal schedule will resume on Saturday.  

Books

AAOS Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured 11th edition. ISBN #978-1-284-10690-9

 

Prior to registering for the course

Students must submit the following documents to the Program Director:

I.  Required Immunizations

Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR)

One of the following is required:
2 vaccines OR
a positive antibody titer (lab report required and titer must be from within the past 5 years).
If any titer is negative or equivocal, you must repeat series as recommended by your primary care doctor.

Varicella (Chicken Pox) One of the following is required:
2 vaccinations OR
a positive antibody titer (lab report required and titer must be from within the past 5 years).
If your titer is negative or equivocal,  you must repeat series as recommended by your primary care doctor.
 
Hepatitis B Provide documentation of a positive antibody titer (lab report required) from within the past 5 years.
If your titer is negative or equivocal you must repeat series as recommended by your primary care doctor.
 
Tuberculosis (TB) One of the following is required:
1 step TB skin test OR a QuantiFERON Gold Blood Test (lab report required)
if positive results provide a clear chest x-ray (lab report required).
 
Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis (TDaP) Provide documentation of a Tdap booster within the past 10 years.
 
CPR Certification Must be the American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Course.
Copy must be front & Back of the card and card must be signed.
 
Influenza (Flu) Submit documentation of a flu shot administered during the current flu season.
(Fall and Spring Semester ONLY)
 
Background Check Submit a copy of your FULL background check from CastleBranch.
 
Hepatitis C Upload documentation of your Hepatitis C test.
 
Drivers License/Photo ID Submit a copy of your current drivers license or state issued photo ID.
 
Drug Screen from CastleBranch Submit a copy of Drug screen from CastleBranch.

II. History and Physical form filled out by a Physician, Nurse Practitioner, or Physician Assistant.

III. Criminal History and Drug Screen:
A criminal background check and drug screen through a college approved vendor is required prior to course enrollment. Clinical facilities determine what constitutes an unacceptable background check.  The student is responsible for working with the background check company to clear up any reporting discrepancies.  Students are responsible for completing the background check process, the drug screen, paying all fees, and printing all documents. 

IV. CPR Certification:
Students are required to be certified in American Heart Association BLS Class.  This is at the students own expense and a copy of the American Heart Association BLS class completion card will need to be provided. The course has been taken in the last 12 months.  No other card will be accepted. This requirement must be completed before the student is registered for the program. 

Students who have completed the documentation and printed their complete background check and drug screen will attend a registration meeting in B-120 with the EMS faculty on one of the following dates.  Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Spring:

Thursday, November 15, 2018

1:00 PM

Wednesday, November 18, 2018

12:00 PM

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

1:00 PM

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

5:00 PM

Thursday, December 13, 2018

1:00 PM

 

Applicants who wish to become certified or licensed with the Texas Department of State Health Services and/or the National Registry of EMTs need to be aware that any criminal history may also prevent them from such action.  The Lone Star College-Montgomery EMS program is not able to, or responsible for, advising a student with criminal history on whether they are eligible for certification or licensure.  All questions regarding eligibility should be directed to both the Texas Department of State Health Services and the National Registry of EMTs.