AEMT Program Overview

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician – Tuition $875

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician certificate program prepares students to provide basic and limited advanced emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician is a link from the scene to the emergency health care system. Successful completion of the program allows the graduate to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians AEMT Exam.

Tuition Includes:

  • 134+ hours of lecture, lab and skills practice
  • IV kit
  • EMT Utah Class Shirt (only if student has not attended an EMT program at EMT Utah)
  • Remedial training
  • Skills labs

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
The objective of the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician or AEMT program of study is to take students from Basic to Advanced Life Support skills. This AEMT course teaches critical thinking skills and integrates them into the patient assessment process in order to provide patients with high-quality advanced care. The text and lecture formats are designed for students to achieve the goal of certification under the Utah State Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians as an Advanced EMT.

Program Cognitive Objective:
At the completion of the program, the student will demonstrate the ability to comprehend, apply, and evaluate the clinical information relative to his/her role as an entry-level Advanced EMT.

Program Psychomotor Objective:
At the completion of the program, the student will demonstrate technical proficiency in all skills necessary to fulfill the role of entry-level Advanced EMT.

Program Affective Objective:
At the completion of the program, the student will demonstrate personal behaviors consistent with professional and employer expectations for the entry-level Advanced EMT.

Program Requirements

• 18 years of age or older
• Possess current Utah certification at the EMT level or higher
• Current BLS certification from the approved list
• Student must be able to attend all classroom and training hours

Additional Fees:

Textbook – students may purchase the textbook from the school for $125 or buy it from other places. A student must purchase or borrow the exact textbook we use (ISBN: 9781284136562). The textbook must have an unused access code. Bring the textbook to orientation. Students without a textbook or the wrong textbook at orientation will be required to purchase a textbook from the school – $125.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
• Basic Life Support CPR certification (AHA)
• Utah State EMT Certification (verified)
• Picture ID
• Clean criminal background

Award: Certificate.