You are required to have EMT certification at either the national or state level as well as Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers or equivalent. Trauma and pediatric specialty course certifications are strongly recommended.
After you are conditionally accepted into the program, there is a formal assessment as part of your conditional acceptance focused on interpreting lead II and 12-lead ECGs, advance cardiac life support, and med math. There is also approximately 12 hours of required pre-course self-assessments and content over EMS knowledge and practice. The required pre-course assessments focus on patient assessment, airway management and respiratory emergencies, cardiac emergencies, obstetrics and gynecological emergencies, and pediatric emergencies. All of these items, as well as additional course information, will be available to you on Creighton’s learning management system known as Blueline after you are conditionally accepted and approximately 4-6 weeks before the scheduled start date.
You are required to have a minimum of two references in support of your application. Possible recommenders include an instructor, professional colleague or employer.
As a student in this class you must comply with the immunization requirements for Creighton Health Sciences students. Instructions for submitting immunization information will be provided in your acceptance materials. Learn more.
In addition to the Application you must supply:
- Transcripts from institution(s) attended for professional training, plus institution awarding highest degree, and institution where currently enrolled
- Copy of driver’s license or other government-issued photo ID
- Short essay