Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, TCC (EMH1) 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 (Veterans Parkway)
Thomasville
Tifton
Bainbridge
Blakely

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.

Additional Information: Currently registered EMT’s wishing to return into the AEMT course must take the EMT comprehensive final exam and the EMT practical exam. Returning students must score no less than 70%. Students scoring less than 70% will not be accepted into the AEMT course. All practical exams must be completed satisfactorily as established by the National Registry of EMT’s. Exams may be scheduled through the Program Chair.

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: Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit. Eligible to apply for the National Registry AEMT State Boards.

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

Accreditation Information: The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, TCC program is approved by the Georgia Department of Public Health Office of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma, 1608 Phoenix Blvd., Suite 200, College Park, GA 30349-5576, Phone: 770-996-3133, http://ems.ga.gov.

Cost
Books: $113.60
Fees: $566.00
Tuition: $1,000.00
Total: $1,679.60
Curriculum
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
Faculty & Staff
Program Chair

Paramedicine Program Chair


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