EMT Basic Course Information
About This Course
Each semester, the EMS Professions program at LSC-CyFair offers multiple EMT-Basic courses with variety of schedules to better meet the needs of our community. The course is designed for anyone interested in working in public safety, including fire, police and ambulance operations. At LSC-CyFair, EMT-Basic training consists of two courses: EMSP 1501 (classroom) and EMSP 1160 (clinical). The coursework and hands-on experience are designed to prepare students to administer care in emergency situations. The program covers anatomy and physiology, initial patient survey and triage, airway management, oxygen therapy, and treatment of bleeding, shock, cardiac arrest, automated external defibrillation, fractures, spinal injuries and other medical emergencies. EMT-Basic training consists of coursework and hands-on experience designed to prepare students to administer care in emergency situations. Upon successfully satisfying all the criteria for course completion of both EMSP 1501 and EMSP 1160, the student will be eligible to sit for the National and State certification examination conducted by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. State certification requirements include being at least 18 years old and obtaining a high school diploma or GED.
If you are interested in a certificate or degree plan that will help you make a difference in your community, then we are interested in you! Enrollment for Lone Star College-CyFair begins with an appointment with our Workforce Advisors to ensure you meet academic eligibility requirements.
Workforce Advisor, Public Services
Lone Star College-CyFair HSC 204 (in the Dean's Suite)
PT Workforce Advisor
Applying to the Program
Please review the Information packet below for the step by step process to apply to our program. Our application process has changed. To submit your application use the following link Lonestarcompliance.com
Completion of the paperwork for the application packet can take up to a month or longer.
The demand for these positions is high, and positions are awarded to the first 25 candidates who submit a complete Clinical Documentation (Application) Packet. The following must be submitted as part of a completed Clinical Documentation packet:
- Physician physical and verification of required immunizations. Some immunizations require dates and some require titers (blood work). Confirm with the application packet what is needed.
- MMR x2
- Varicella (Chicken pox) x2
- Hepatitis B Titer
- Hepatitis C screening
- TB Skin Test within last 6 months
- Tdap within the last three years
- Current year flu shot
- A criminal background check with no negative findings
- Proof of current health insurance
- Picture of a government issued ID
- Current AHA Basic CPR training
- Information sheet (in the documentation packet)
- Once accepted into the program the candidate will receive directions on purchasing and completing a random drug screen. A negative drug screen is a requirement to attend any clinical activity.
Information Packet and Application
Financial Aid is available for students. The four most common types of aid are grants, loans, scholarships and work-study. Visit the Lone Star College-CyFair Financial Aid Department to learn more. The office is located in Room 144 of the Learning Center at LSC-CyFair. They can be reached by phone at 281.290.3200. Information may also be requested at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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