Louisiana Anatomy and Physiology (A&P)

The Next Step to Becoming a Paramedic

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The A&P course for paramedics is a survey course that covers all 11 body systems. A&P is offered online every spring, summer and fall. Students must review the course packet, complete the registration form and apply to SLCC in order to be considered enrolled in class.  

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Prerequisites to Paramedic Training

  • All students must be Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT’s).
  • All students must pass a college-level Anatomy and Physiology course that covers all 11 body systems.
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Take A&P for Paramedics Through NEMSA/SLCC

  • National EMS Academy, in partnership with South Louisiana Community College, offers Anatomy and Physiology for Paramedics (EMSE 2201) which is a five-credit course that covers all body systems including integumentary, reproductive, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory digestive, and urinary.
  • The NEMSA/SLCC Anatomy and Physiology for Paramedics course is delivered online every Fall and Summer semester; the course is not offered in the Spring semesters.
  • There are no prerequisites to entering Anatomy and Physiology for Paramedics. Students may complete EMSE 2201 concurrently with their EMT training, or they may wait to finish EMT training first then enter Anatomy and Physiology after passing National Registry EMT.
  • Students must pass a college-level Anatomy and Physiology course that covers all 11 body systems.
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Already Taken an A&P Class?

Your credits may be accepted.

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