Each semester, the EMS Professions program at LSC-CyFair offers multiple EMT-Basic courses with variety of schedules to better meetáthe needs of our community.áThe 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. Theáprogram 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 courseácompletion of both EMSP 1501 and EMSP 1160, the studentáwill beáeligible to sit foráthe National and Stateácertification 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 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 an academic advisor to ensure you meet academic eligibility requirements. The following course options must be completed before entering the EMS Academy at LSC-CyFair:
OR Satisfactory scores on placement exams. Your scores must be approved by the advisor before you register. If your scores are not within the acceptable range you can also take the above noted English or Math courses to fulfill the requirements. This is subject to advisor approval. English and Math requirements must be met before you start any of our EMS Certification Courses. You may register before completing the English and Math requirements, but if the requirements are not met, you forfeit your spot within the academy.
After receiving approval from an academic advisor, students will need to complete a Clinical Documentation (Application)áPacket and submit it to the EMS Professions Department prior to registration. Enrollment for each class is limited to 25 students.
The demand for these positions is high, and positions are awarded to the first 25 candidates who submit a complete Clinical Documentationá(Application)áPacket. The following must be submitted with the completed Documentation packet:
Financial Aid is available for students.áThe four most common types of aid are grants, loans, scholarships and work-study. Visit theáLone Star CollegeľCyFair Financial Aid Department to learn more. The office is located in Room 144 of the Learning Center at LSC-CyFair.áThey can be reached by phone at 281.290.3200.á Information may also be requested at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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