For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact the division. This course can be scheduled to meet your specific requirements.
EMS130 - Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic
Must be at least 17 years of age (must be 18 to become certified).
Must have high school diploma or GED.
Must have a valid Driver's License.
Must have a current Health Care Provider CPR card.
Must have a negative tuberculosis (TB) test within six months of the class start date.
Must have proof of two measles - mumps - rubella (MMR) vaccinations.
Must have a current tetanus vaccination (within 10 years).
Must have completed the hepatitis-B vaccination three shot series.
Must have proof of the chicken pox (varicella) disease or a positive immunity.
Must have current flu vaccination.
Must have Meningitis vaccination (10 days prior to the 1st day of class if under the age of 30, if vaccination is over 5 years must have booster)
Must have a current criminal history background check covering last seven years.
Must have proof of Health Insurance card.
Must have a current EMT Basic cer
PENDING TxDSHS APPROVAL
Based on the new National Standard Curriculum, this course meets or exceeds minimum hours and content established by Department of State Health Services. Students successfully completing didactic and clinical components of this program will be eligible to receive a course completion certificate and take the National Registry written and skills exams.
NOTE:This is the listing for the slower paced (night) class. If you are interested in the fast track Paramedic program, please see the listing(s) under course number EMS135.
This slower paced course meets three to four days a week (Monday / Wednesday / Thursday and every other Tuesday) from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. The total hours for the class are 1033 hours and are divided into 153 online co-requisite, 280 didactic/lecture, 240 clinical, and 360 ambulance internship. The hospital and ambulance rotations are completed after the classroom portion of the class. The student will have up to six (6) months after the last day of class to complete all didactic, clinical, and ambulance internship requirements.
NOTE: The online co-requisite courses are: Anatomy and Physiology, Pathophysiology, Calculations for Medication Administration, and Medical Terminology. Access to these co-requisite on-line courses will be given a minimum of two (2) months prior to the start of classroom activities, once the following has been complete.
1) Receipt of 10% of the course fee or $388.00. This is non-refundable.
2) All pre-resquisite on-line courses must be completed prior to the first day of classroom activities.
3) TEEX will follow the refund policy after the deduction of the non-refundable deposit.
Students will be required to provide the student textbooks (pre-requisite online and didactic). Currently, the class is using the Jones & Bartlett / AAOS textbooks:
Nancy Caroline's Emergency Care in the Streets - 7th Edition (2 volume set) ISBN:9781284035063
Calculations for Medication Administration Paramedic
Anatomy and Physiology Paramedic
Essential Medical Terminology - 3rd Eition.
You MUST order the textbook/Navigate package from Jones & Bartlett.
This package includes: 2-volume textbook, all 4 online textbooks, the online Navigate system login, ebook, and the NR test prep.
If package is not ordered from the publisher additional charges may apply.
The package cost is $425.95 for all the above listed materials.
Students will be provided with a clinical uniform shirt for clinical/internship rotations during the class.
Please note: Background checks are required for clinical and field rotations. Certification by the Texas Department of State Health Services, or other certifying entity is independent of the EMS program and its training.
College Credit: The TEEX EMT-Paramedic programs have been approved for Semester Credit Hours through the American Council on Education (ACE). ACE recommends, in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 23 semester hours in Health Science, Allied Health, Emergency Medical Care or Paramedical Science.
Topics include, but are not limited to:
Advanced patient assessment
Automatic external defibrillator
Advanced airway management
EMT - Basics or EMT - Intermediates
NOTE: All registrations AND PAYMENTS must be received no later than 15 business days prior to the start of class. Contact our office at (979) 458-2998 for more details.
Class Uniforms: All EMS students attending a TEEX EMS Program course, at any level will be required to obtain and wear uniforms. Uniforms will consist of a light blue Class B Uniform shirt, navy blue dickies, closed toe black polishable boots or shoes (non-tennis type). Students can also purchase as many t-shirts as they would like to be worn under Class B Uniform shirt, these can be worn during skills practice. Please contact Bob Barker at Bob@BarkerProductions.com, www.texasfiretrainingschool.com or by phone at 979-846-1660 to make arrangements for purchasing these items. Students will also need a set of scrubs for clinical rotations.
Clinical Uniforms: Clinical shirts and ID's will be provided to students and are part of their fees. Students will be required to provide navy blue dickies and black, rubber soled shoes / boots (no tennis shoes) that can be polished.
Students will be required to provide a sphygmomanometer (blood pressure cuff), stethoscope, and pocket mask with a one-way valve. These are available at most medical supply stores or The HUB Store. You can contact The HUB Store at shop@HUBstoreonline.com or by phone at 979-690-7788. Students will be expected to bring all three items with them to each class session.
A copy of the EMT Basic certification must be faxed to (979) 458-3533 prior to the start of class.
TEEX Transfers, Cancellation and Refund Policy:
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Our office is located in building 101 of the Brayton Fire Training Field. Maps to the Bryan / College Station area and our facility can be found on our website