Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT)
Life Safety Institute LLC

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT)

Regular price $1,800.00 $0.00 Unit price per

The primary focus of the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician 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. 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.

 

The primary focus of the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician 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. 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.

This program takes 150-250 hours and follows the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards.

 

Clinical Eligibility

Successful completion of this program requires clinical hours and skills.

Clinical sites set their own entrance requirements; most clinical sites require:

  • A clean background check
  • Flu vaccine
  • A COVID-19 vaccine
  • Negative 2 step Tuberculin Skin Test or health care provider documentation medical clearance
  • Completed Hepatitis B immunization series with laboratory confirmed positive antibody or signed waiver
  • Varicella immunity: documentation of 2 vaccine doses, lab confirmed immunity, or health care provider diagnosis of disease
  • Rubeola immunity: documentation of 2 vaccine doses  or lab confirmed immunity
  • Mumps immunity: documentation of 2 vaccine doses or lab confirmed immunity
  • Pertussis vaccine (e.g. documentation of single dose Tdap or Dtap)