Emergency Medical Services

EMMS Curriculum

Curriculum

Phase I: Pre-Professional (Preparatory Four Semesters, which are offered to all health science colleges).

Phase II: Professional courses (Four semesters)

Curriculum Outline

Third Year

1st Semester2nd Semester
Course Title Credit Hours Course Title Credit Hours
EMMS 311 Paramedic Practice I and Communication for EMT 6 EMMS 314 Pathophysiology of the Cardiovascular System 6
EMMS 312 Paramedic Practice II 5 EMMS 315 Pathophysiology of the Respiratory System 6
EMMS 313 Paramedic Practice III 5 EMMS 316 Applied  Pharmacology 4
EMMS 317 Practical Field I 2
TOTAL 16 TOTAL 18

Fourth Year

1st Semester2nd Semester
Course Title Credit Hours Course Title Credit Hours
EMMS 411 Pathophysiology of the Nervous System 5 EMMS 415 Hospital Rotation 7
EMMS 412 Mental Health & Mental Illness 3 EMMS 416 Professional Studies System 2
EMMS 413 Pathophysiology of the Body Systems 5 EMMS 417 Applied Paramedic Practice 7
EMMS 414 Practical Field II 4 CAMS 412 Research Methodology II 2
CAMS 411 Research Methodology I 2
TOTAL 19 TOTAL 18

Internship

After completing the required didactic and practical courses, there is a mandatory one-year internship, during which the students will complete directed health program to support, develop, or enhance his role as a public safety and health care provider. A scholarly, written presentation will be completed to synthesize, analyze, and develop solutions to a pre-hospital health care issue or problem. The site of the internship will be within KAMC and other hospitals. Ambulatory experience and ride along are maintained with Saudi Red Crescent Authority.