Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, TCC

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: 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 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 AEMT certification examination and apply for Georgia licensure as an AEMT. This technical certificate of credit replaces the EM01 "Emergency Medical Technician (Intermediate)" technical certificate of credit.

Length of Program: One (1) Semester

Locations offered:
Moultrie VPC
Thomasville
Tifton

Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will perform a patient assessment on a simulated trauma patient with no critical errors.

Gainful Employment: For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, and occupational information, please view the Datasheet.

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, 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: Emergency Medical Technician, TCC. Eligible to apply for the National Registry EMT State Boards.

Credits Required for Graduation: 10 Minimum semester hour credits required.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT):
SRTC-Moultrie
SRTC-Thomasville
SRTC-Tifton

Georgia Department of Public Health Office of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma 2600 Skyland Drive - Lower Level Atlanta, Georgia 30319 Phone: 404-679-0547 http://ems.ga.gov

Cost
1st Term
Books: $115.00
Fees: $389.00
Tuition: $890.00
Total: $1,394.00

Curriculum Credits

Curriculum Credits

1: Occupational Courses (10 hours)

10

EMSP 1510 Advanced Concepts for the AEMT 3
EMSP 1520 Advanced PatientCare for AEMT 3
EMSP 1530 Clinical Applications for AEMT 1
EMSP 1540 Clinical/PracticalApps forAEMT 3

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