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Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT)

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Course Description:
The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) program will provide the student with knowledge and skills of advanced patient assessment and treatment of the sick and injured persons in the community. This program will combine many disciplines of learning including, classroom, internet, simulation and clinical aspects of education to provide the student with many opportunities to excel within the program and the community.  This course will include all aspects of emergency medical care that an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) is permitted to provide throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This course will follow the current National Education Standards for the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician.
Prerequisites:
  • Current EMT Certification in good standing with the state.
Co-requisites: (must be valid through examination date)
  • BLS Certification  
  • Hazmat Awareness
  • NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800
 
Completion Information:
  • Maintain a 70% or higher cumulative grade on written examinations.
  • Complete all practical lab sessions with satisfactory performance.
  • Participate in online activities and complete assignments as scheduled.
  • Obtain clearances as required by the PA Child Protective Services Law (CPSL), PA Criminal Clearance and FBI fingerprint clearance.
  • Provide a current medical physical screening, vaccination history, and drug screening.
  • Complete required clinical hours (minimum of 150 hours) and associated objectives at an approved facility and/or service.

Registration Policy: Seats are filled on a first come, first serve basis when tuition is paid in full. We do not hold any seats for individuals and cannot accomodate adding extra seats into a class for late registration.

Refund Policy: To be eligible for a refund, students must request the refund at least 10 business days prior to the start of the class. No refunds will be issued after this time. 


Additional Information:
  • This is a hybrid class which requires considerable time commitments outside of the regularly scheduled lab days.
  • Internet access is required for course activities outside of scheduled class hours and testing purposes.
  • An additional exam fee will be changed by PearsonVue testing sites for the cognitive examinations
Required Material(s):
  • Alexander, M. (et. Al.). (2017). Advanced EMT: A Clinical-Reasoning Approach Second Edition. Pearson Publishing.
  • Clinical Uniform
 

Class Details

356 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Online 24/7.  
  Mon.  
  Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun.  
  Weekly(2) - Mon.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  BC3 Main Campus
  BC3 Main Science, Technology & Cultural Center.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.TBA TBA  2.Sarah Tusing 

CEUs : 1

 

Notice

Please read:  • September 21, 2020 is a mandatory orientation session • Make-up lab session dates are on 12/7/2020 & 3/15/2021 and the cost is $25 per make-up session • In the event you need to drop this class, you must do so prior to September 7, 2020 in order to receive a full refund.

Tuition and Fees: 

$850.00


Registration Closes On
Monday, September 7, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
9/21/2020 - 2/21/2021 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online Sarah Tusing  ; TBA TBA  Online
9/21/2020 Mon 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Butler, BC3 Main Science, Technology & Cultural Center  Map Sarah Tusing  ClassRoom
10/19/2020 - 4/26/2021 Weekly -Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Butler, BC3 Main Campus   Map Sarah Tusing  ; TBA TBA  Clinical
10/19/2020 - 3/8/2021 Weekly(2) - Mon 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Butler, BC3 Main Science, Technology & Cultural Center  Map Sarah Tusing  ; TBA TBA  ClassRoom