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Advanced EMT

EMS 155 Advanced Emergency Medical Technician: This course is required to apply for certification as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT). This course introduces the theory and application of concepts related to the profession of the AEMT. The primary focus of the AEMT is 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. Topics include extending the knowledge of the EMT to a more complex breadth and depth, intravenous access and fluid therapy, medication administration, blind insertion airway devices, as well as the advanced assessment and management of various medical illnesses and traumatic injuries. This course is based on the NHTSA National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards. Requires licensure or eligibility for licensure at the EMT level and EMS 156 must be taken as a co-requisite. EMS 156 ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN CLINICAL This course is required to apply for certification as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT). This course provides students with clinical education experiences to enhance knowledge and skills learned in EMS 155. This course helps prepare students for the National Registry AEMT Exam. The student will have the opportunity to use the basic and advanced skills of the AEMT in the clinical and field settings under the direct supervision of licensed healthcare professionals. Requires licensure or eligibility for licensure at the EMT level and EMS 155 must be taken as a co-requisite.

Hours   202
            

No Syllabus has been added for this course.

Pre-Requisites

  • Pre-requisites: 18 years of age, high school diploma/GED, valid driver’s license, Alabama EMT license and must meet the essential functions for the AEMT program.

Course Dates

Monday, May 01, 2017Tuesday, August 15, 2017Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards Commission
Friday, May 12, 2017Thursday, August 10, 2017Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards Commission
Thursday, August 24, 2017Monday, December 11, 2017Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards Commission
Thursday, January 04, 2018Thursday, April 19, 2018Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards Commission



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For information on class dates and admission: Student Services at 205-391-3777 or studentservices@alabamafirecollege.org

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