AEMT Program Overview

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician – Tuition $785

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)
  • Remediation (Skills labs) are part of the program and included in tuition

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
The objective of the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician or AEMT program of study is The Advanced EMT is designed to take students from Basic to Advanced Life Support skills. Advanced life support and patient assessment in the time of crisis are the main skills learned. The text and lecture formats are designed for the students in a single course to achieve the goal of certification under the Utah State Bureau of Emergency Medical Services as an advanced level 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 state or National Certification at the EMT level or a current state license at the EMT level or higher.
• Verification from the Program Director that you hold a current CPR-BLS for Healthcare Providers or equivalent credential and have demonstrated competence in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) skills.
• Student must be able to attend all classroom and training hours

Additional Fees: As of March 7, 2017 the textbook is not included in tuition. We subsidize some of the cost. If you can buy the textbook and workbook somewhere else for less – PLEASE DO SO! If not, buy the book from us and we will have it for you on the first day of class.

Textbook – students may purchase the textbook from the school for $115 or buy it from other places. A student must purchase or borrow the exact textbook we use (ISBN: 9781449600815). 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 – $115.

We strongly encourage all students to purchase the textbook / workbook bundle. The NREMT written exam is HARD – and the workbook will help you focus on the important knowledge you will need to know. You can buy the textbook or workbook from the school as a bundle which allows you to save some money. If you buy the workbook elsewhere be sure to get the right book (ISBN: 9780763792640).

Lab Fee – This cost covers a two-hour cadaver lab training at the Institute of Human Anatomy (IOHA). The best way to get a clear visual of the anatomy lessons you learn in class is to attend a cadaver lab. EMT Utah is the only program in the state to offer this opportunity. Cadaver labs open to the public can be hundreds of dollars, and we provide this amazing learning experience to our students for the low price of $45.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
• Basic Life Support CPR certification (AHA)
• Utah State EMT Certification (verified)
• Negative TB test (within the past year)
• Picture ID
• Clean criminal background

Award: Certificate.