Emergency Medical Services Professions


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Welcome to the Emergency Medical Services Professions Program

The Emergency Medical Services Professions program prepares students for careers in paramedicine, one of the most fast-paced and challenging jobs in the industry. Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics provide immediate, life-saving care to patients, either as part of an emergency response system or non-emergency services. ACC offers all three levels of training: EMT, AEMT, and Paramedic. Learn more by following the links below, or check out the EMS Professions FAQ.

Outcomes Overview

ACC EMSP National Registry Pass Rates

2015 2016 2017
Number of Students 27 27 32
Written Exam First Attempt 100% 96% 97%
Written Exam within 3 Attempts 100% 100% 100%
Psychomotor Exam Success 100% 100% 100%

Program Retention Rate

Spring Summer Fall
Students/Retention 2014 12 (100%) 8 (88)% 9 (78%)
Students/Retention 2015 10 (100%) 11 (100%) 15 (88%)
Students/Retention 2016 10 (80%) 11 (91%) In Progress

Our program is nationally accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP), upon recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP), 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088, (214) 703-8445, Accreditation #600063
www.coaemsp.org

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EMS Professions Updates

  • Adopt a pet cared for by ACC vet tech students

    Austin Community College is working with area animal shelters to find forever homes for pets who were trained and cared for by students in the Veterinary Technology Program. Click here to read the story at the ACC Newsroom.

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  • ACC awarded $30,000 grant to help students pay for unexpected expenses

    Austin Community College was awarded a $30,000 Project Success: Emergency Fund Grant to help students who are facing unforeseen financial needs continue on their educational pathways. Click here to read the story at the ACC Newsroom.

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  • EMS Professions Courses at Hays Campus

    EMS Professions courses will be offered at the Hays campus starting in Fall 2018. Applications are currently being accepted.

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