What can the AEMT do above the EMT?
START DATE: August
END DATE: October
am - 5:00 pm
Hospital Clinical Rotations: Varies – 36 hours
National Registry Exam:
* The "Traditional A-EMT Program" is
classroom based, instructor driven, education with some computer/internet
requirement outside the classroom environment. It meets two days per
week and an occasional Saturday to finish the course in 2 months. This program requires
some internet access but is more
individual/instructor oriented and supervised. This AEMT program utilizes the
latest "best practices" and educational tools/methods to deliver a state
approved program, meeting all national EMS education standards, to
develop and prepare the Advanced EMT to deliver the best medicine possible
within the AEMT Scope of Practice.
Prerequisite - EMT
AEMT Education Standards
Scope of Practice Model
EMS Education Standards
National EMS Core Content
Individuals applying for
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (NRAEMT) certification must
meet the following requirements:
18 years of age or older.
Possess current National Certification at the EMT
level or a current state license at the EMT level or higher.
Successful completion of a state-approved Advanced
Emergency Medical Technician course that meets or exceeds the
National EMS Education Standards for the Advanced Emergency Medical
Technician. You must have completed the course within the past two
years. Your Program Director must verify your successful completion
of the course on the NREMT website.
If your initial Advanced
Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) educational program was
completed more than two years ago and you are currently state
licensed at the AEMT level, you must submit documentation verifying
completion of a state-approved AEMT refresher course or 36 hours of
equivalent continuing education covering the mandatory and flexible
core content topics specified within the past two years. If you are
not currently state licensed as an AEMT and it has been more than
two years from the completion of your AEMT course, you must complete
an entire state-approved AEMT course prior to applying for National
• Verification from the Program Director that you
hold a current CPR-BLS for Healthcare Providers or equivalent
credential and have demonstrated competence in Emergency Medical
Technician (EMT) skills.
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