EMST 0001 Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Orientation0 Hours
The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician program offers instruction on providing basic and limited advanced emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. Students will build the knowledge and skills necessary to provide a wide range of care and transportation for patients. 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 critical link from the scene to the emergency health care system.
EMST 1017 Advanced Emergency Medical Technician148 Hours
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician provides additional education for the Emergency Medical Technician with a heavy emphasis on clinical problem solving and decision making in the field. Throughout this course, you will demonstrate competency handling emergencies utilizing basic and advanced life support equipment, and provide advanced life support using intravenous therapy, a defibrillator, and advanced airway adjuncts to control the airway in cases of respiratory and cardiac arrest.