This course must follow the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS. The Office of EMS must approve courses that include portions delivered via distance education. The curriculum for the AEMT educational program shall be the 2009, or most current release of the United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) National Education Standards. The AEMT program must be conducted by an approved Advanced Educational Institution as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. The lead instructor for the AEMT educational program must be a NC credentialed Level II EMS Instructor at the AEMT or Paramedic level as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. Student prerequisites: A) Successful completion of an EMT educational program. Though a current and valid Credential is not required, an Educational Institution maintains the right to include this as a Prerequisite. B) High school diploma or high school equivalent; C) Reading comprehension and English language skills on the post-secondary level. D) Compliance with the mathematical skills on the post-secondary level.

This course must follow the guidelines established by the NC Office of EMS. The EMT Continuing Education program must be conducted by an approved Basic or Advanced Educational Institution as defined in the rules of the North Carolina Medical Care Commission. All Continuing Education Programs will at a minimum, meet or exceed the National Continued Competency Program (NCCP) established by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. The NCCP allows local entities, including the state, region or agency to deliver topics that can be and are not limited to, state or local protocol changes, tasks that require remediation based on QA/QI and topics chosen from run reviews. Additionally, the NCCP allows an individual the flexibility to pursue EMS-related education of interest. Student prerequisite/entry requirements: Currently holds a valid North Carolina, NREMT or other State EMS Credential.

This course introduces prefixes, suffixes and word roots used in the language of medicine. Topics include medical vocabulary and the terms that relate to the anatomy, physiology, pathological conditions, and treatment of selected systems. Upon completion, students should be able to pronounce, spell, and define medical terms as related to selected body systems and their pathological disorders.

Instructor:  Allyson Woolard - awoolard@pamlicocc.edu

This course introduces fundamentals of medical coding, billing, and insurance.  Emphasis is placed on the medical billing cycle to include third party payers, coding concepts, and form preparation.  Upon completion, students should be able to explain the life cycle of and accurately complete a medical insurance claim.

Instructor:  Allyson Woolard - awoolard@pamlicocc.edu

Course starts 1/24/22 – Course ends 5/13/22

NROC Developmental English is designed to help students meet basic college entrance requirements. Combining highly sophisticated software with fundamental pedagogy, this online program integrates and reinforces the standard developmental English curriculum—reading comprehension, writing, vocabulary building, and grammar skills—to fully prepare students for credit-bearing courses.