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

2016 2017 2018
Number of Students 27 32 31
Written Exam First Attempt 96% 97% 100%
Written Exam within 3 Attempts 100% 100% 100%
Psychomotor Exam Success 100% 100% 100%

Program Retention Rates

Spring Summer Fall
Students/Retention 2015 10 (100%) 11 (100)% 15 (88%)
Students/Retention 2016 10 (80%) 11 (91%) 13 (85%)
Students/Retention 2017 14 (64%) 14 (71%) In Progress

Job Placement Rates

2016 2017 2018
Placement in Related Field 78% 88% 83%
Placement in Unrelated Field 4% 3% 3%
Continuing Education 7% 3% 0%
Military 7% 0% 0%
Unknown 4% 6% 14%

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

  • Application Update

    We are now full for the Summer 2020 EMT course. We are extending the application deadline for the Paramedic Program to May 23, 2020. We understand that it is difficult to complete your Immunization and CPR requirements right now. We will remain fluid with our processes and help you as much as we can to enter our programs for the Summer semester.

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  • Anatomy and Physiology I Assessment Testing Suspended for Summer and Fall 2020 Registration Only

    Due to COVID-19, and in response to ACC campuses limiting access to essential personnel only, the A&P I Assessment Test has been suspended for the remainder of this testing period and the Fall testing period. Students will not need permission to register for BIOL 2401 for Summer '20 and Fall '20 registration periods ONLY.

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  • CPR Requirement Update

    Since it is hard to get a new CPR certification because of social distancing restrictions, we are allowing students to apply to either the EMT or Paramedic Programs without having their CPR/BLS certification. We, as a program, are working to hold a certification class for incoming students once social distancing restrictions have eased enough for us to have the class on campus. If you still want to get CPR certified in Austin, you have a couple of options...

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