Aug 11, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2019-2020 Catalog and 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. AEMTs 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 of credit may be covered by Financial Aid, including Tennessee Promise and Tennessee Reconnect.

 

 

Semester Hours Credit: 16


Fall or Spring Start - Recommended Full Time Schedule


The following is a recommended full time schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

GPS (Graduation Planning System), along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the GPS audit, which is accessible through MyMotlow.

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