Program Description: Students who complete the EMS Professions diploma will be able to fluidly move into the paramedicine program at the diploma level. Successful completion of the program allows the graduate to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians AEMT certification examination and to apply for Georgia licensure as an AEMT. The primary focus of the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician is 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 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.
Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will spinal immobilize a supine patient with no critical errors.
• Students will perform a patient assessment on a simulated trauma patient with no critical errors.
Program Offered at the Following Sites: Moultrie-Veterans Parkway, Thomasville, Tifton
Length of Program: Three (3) Semesters
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Entrance Date: Evening Admit - Fall Semester; Day Admit - Spring Semester.
Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.
Age: Applicant must be 17 years of age or older. Must be 18 at time of graduation and to sit for National Registry Exam.
Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.
Additional Requirements: Physical Exam, Criminal Background Check, American Heart Healthcare Provider CPR Certification, and Drug Toxicology.
Note: Those who have been arrested/convicted of a moral and/or legal violation of the law may not be granted permission to take the licensing examination.
Program Final Exit Point: EMS Professions, Diploma. Eligible to apply for the National Registry Advanced EMT State Boards.
Credits Required for Graduation: 42 Minimum semester hour credits required.
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