Advanced EMT (Previously EMT-Enhanced)
FALL 2013 AEMT Class is filled. Next class will be offered August 2014.
Check back in February 2014 for Pretest Registration
Reading test, EMT-B scenarios, multiplication/division of fractions and decimals.
Synopsis of the Program:
Students in this program bridge from the EMT to the Advanced EMT level. This bridge program builds on the EMT knowledge and skills. Human systems, pathophysiology, patient assessment, IV fluid management, pharmacology and basic skills are some of the focused areas in this class.
Advanced EMT- bridge course consists of the following areas:
Didactic & Laboratory: Combined minimum of 88 hours
Clinical Education: Minimum of48 hours
Field Internship: Minimum of 48 hours
* Minimum numbers of AEMT competencies must be completed prior to certification testing. For example fifteen IV starts and fifteen medication administrations are required. Some students will require more than 48 hours of clinical education to complete all the competencies. Clinical rotations may be scheduled on dayshifts, nightshifts, weekends and weekdays. Some of these times will be predetermined by the unit.
** During the field internship the AEMT must function as a team leader on five calls. Some students may have to spend more than 48 hours collecting these ten calls.
Tuition: $450, T-shirt - $25, Parking - $30, NR Testing Fee $100
Other costs – stethoscope, blue/black pants, black shoes, immunizations
Textbook: Nancy Caroline’s Emergency Care in the Street Ed. 7 - ISBN-10: 1449645860
Contact Valerie Quick for registration
Class location: 1222 Jefferson Park Avenue, 5th floor (UVA Life Support Learning Center)
NOTE: you must be a certified EMT-Basic to take the Enhanced/Advanced Class.