ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMH1)
Technical Certificate of Credit

The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician certificate program prepares students to provide basic and limited advanced emergency medical care and transportation 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. Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians(AEMT) perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician is a link from the scene to the emergency health care system. Successful completion of the program allows the graduate to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) AEMT certification examination and apply for Georgia licensure as an AEMT.

Conditional Admission:
Submit documentation of current certification and/or licensure as an: EMT or EMT-Basic (with successful completion of Georgia State Office of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma (SOEMST) EMT-B to EMT update course); or proof of successful completion of EMSP 1110, EMSP 1120, EMSP 1130, EMSP 1140, EMSP 1150, AND EMSP 1160 and be eligible to sit for the NREMT EMT Exam. Criminal background checks and drug screens may be required based on the requirements for participation in clinical experiences.

Technical Certificate of Credit
Program Length 10 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School graduate or GED recipient; Minimum Age: 18
Entrance Dates Spring Semester (Macon);  Fall Semester (Warner Robins / Putnam)
Offered Warner Robins and Macon Campuses and Putnam County Center

   

Credit Hours

EMSP 1510 Advanced Concepts for the AEMT 3
EMSP 1520 Advanced Patient Care for the AEMT 3
EMSP 1530 Clinical Applications for the AEMT 1
EMSP 1540 Clinical and Practical Applications for the AEMT 3
     
  Total Hours 10