Aug 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog & Student Handbook 
2017-2018 Catalog & Student Handbook Archived Catalog

Emergency Medical Technician Advanced Certificate of Credit

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The AEMT is an allied health professional whose primary focus is to provide basic emergency medical care 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. The AEMT’s function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. AEMT’s perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The AEMT is a link from the scene into the health care system.

The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Program includes basic and limited advanced skills focused on the acute management and transportation of critical and emergent patients. The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician has the knowledge associated with, and is expected to be competent in, all of the skills of the EMR and EMT. This program follows the guidelines set by the National Scope of Practice Model and is designed to help prepare individuals for licensure as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician by the Tennessee Department of Health, Division of Health Licensure and Regulation, Office of Emergency Medical Services.

This certificate is not covered by Financial Aid.



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