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Curriculum

Program : Bachelor of Science in Emergency Medical Services (BS EMS)
Overall length of the Program : 5 Years
Length of the Academic Term in weeks : 15 weeks

Prepatory Year
First Semester
Course Code Course Name Theory Practical Total Credit Pre-requisite
CT 140 IT Skills     3  
MATH 140 Introduction to Mathematics     2  
MC 140 Communication Skills     2  
ENGL 140 English-I     8  
Total Semester Credit Hours 15  
Prepatory Year
Second Semester
Course Code Course Name Theory Practical Total Credit Pre-requisite
STAT 145 Biostatistics     2  
ZOOL 145 General Zoology     3  
PHYS 145 General Physics     3  
CHEM 145 Organic Chemistry for Health Sciences     2  
ENGL 145 English for Medical Purposes     8  
Total Semester Credit Hours 18  
Entry to the core EMS Program
Third Semester
Course Code Course Name Theory Practical Total Credit Pre-requisite
EMS 211 Emergency Medical Technician 4 2 6  
EMS 212 EMS Communication and Documentation 2 0 2  
EMS 213 Anatomy & Physiology for Emergency Care 3 1 4  
EP 325 Fitness and Work Performance 2 0 2  
IC 101 Intro to Islamic culture 2 0 2  
Total Semester Credit Hours 16  
Fourth Semester
Course Code Course Name Theory Practical Total Credit Pre-requisite
EMS 221 Introduction to Advanced Emergency Care 2 0 2 EMS 211
EMS 222 EMS Pulmonology and Airway Management 3 1 4 EMS 211
EMS 223 Patient Assessment 2 1 3 EMS 211
EMS 224 EMS Medications 2 1 3 EMS 211
EMS 225 Clinical Practice -1 0 3 3 EMS 211
EMS 226 Pathophysiology for Emergency Care 3 0 3 EMS 213
Total Semester Credit Hours 18  
Fifth Semester
Course Code Course Name Theory Practical Total Credit Pre-requisite
EMS 311 Medical Emergencies in EMS 5 1 6 EMS 223
EMS 312 EMS Cardiology 3 1 4 EMS 224
EMS 313 Public Health and Safety for Paramedics 2 0 2 EMS 221
EMS 314 Clinical Practice -2 0 3 3 EMS 225
  ARAB/ISLAMIC course 2 0 2  
Total Semester Credit Hours 17  
Sixth Semester
Course Code Course Name Theory Practical Total Credit Pre-requisite
EMS 321 Trauma  Emergencies in EMS 4 2 6 EMS 223
EMS 322 Mental Health  and Special Considerations 4 1 5 EMS 311
EMS 323 Clinical Practice- 3 0 3 3 EMS 314
  ARAB/ISLAMIC course 2 0 2  
  ARAB/ISLAMIC course 2 0 2  
Total Semester Credit Hours 18  
Seventh Semester
Course Code Course Name Theory Practical Total Credit Pre-requisite
EMS 411 Neonatal and Pediatric Emergencies 2 1 3 EMS 322
EMS 412 EMS Operations and Rescue 1 1 2 EMS 321
EMS 413 Clinical Decision Making in EMS 0 2 2 EMS 223
EMS 414 Mass Gathering and Disaster Management 3 0 3 EMS 321
EMS 415 Clinical Practice- 4 0 3 3 EMS 323
  ARAB/ISLAMIC course 2 0 2  
Total Semester Credit Hours 15  
Eighth Semester
Course Code Course Name Theory Practical Total Credit Pre-requisite
EMS 421 Critical and Intensive Care Practice 3 2 5 EMS 413
EMS 422 EMS Education 3 0 3 EMS 413
EMS 423 EMS Research and Evidence Based Practice 2 0 2 EMS 413
EMS 424 EMS Management & Leadership 2 0 2 EMS 414
EMS 425 Clinical Practice- 5 0 3 3 EMS 415
Total Semester Credit Hours 15  
Total Program credit hours 132 (122+10)  
Preparatory Year 33  
Total EMS subjects credits 89  
Islamic and Arabic language courses credits 10  
Note: At the end of  4th year students will undergo one year internship at clinical and field settings