Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
An Advanced Emergency Medical Technician provides basic and limited advanced emergency medical care and transportation of critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system (EMS). An Advanced Emergency Medical Technician possesses the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. An Advanced Emergency Medical Technician functions as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. An Advanced Emergency Medical Technician performs interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found in an ambulance and function as a link between the scene and the emergency health care system.
Upon program completion, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate fundamental skills and knowledge of the following areas: the EMS system, the safety/well-being of the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, and the medical, legal, and ethical issues to the provision of emergency care
- Integrate complex knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the airway, respiratory, and circulatory systems to the practice of EMS
- Use foundational anatomical and medical terms and abbreviations in written and oral communication with colleagues and other healthcare professionals
- Apply comprehensive knowledge of the pathophysiology of respiration and perfusion to patient assessment and management
- Apply fundamental knowledge of lifespan development to patient assessment and management
- Utilize the foundational principles of the role of EMS during public health emergencies
- Apply (to patient assessment and management) fundamental knowledge of the medications carried by an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician that may be administered to a patient during an emergency
- Apply knowledge (fundamental depth, foundational breadth) of anatomy and physiology to patient assessment and management in order to assure a patient airway, adequate mechanical ventilation, and respiration for patients of all ages
- Interpret scene information and patient assessment findings (scene size-up, primary and secondary assessment, patient history, reassessment) to guide emergency management
- Provide basic and selected advanced emergency care and transportation based on assessment findings for an acutely ill patient
- Provide basic and selected advanced emergency care and transportation based on assessment findings for a patient in shock, respiratory failure or arrest, cardiac failure or arrest, and post-resuscitation management
- Provide basic and selected advanced emergency care and transportation based on assessment findings for an acutely injured patient
- Utilize principles of growth, development, aging, and assessment findings to provide basic and selected advanced emergency care and transportation for a patient with special needs
- Perform in accordance with operational roles and responsibilities to ensure patient, public, and personnel safety when responding to an emergency
How to Apply
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This program is defined entry, defined exit. Registration is first come, first served. Please contact a Student Success Advisor with any questions you may have about a program. You can check the start dates here.
Fill out the admissions form below. College admission policy requires a student to have a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent (e.g. GED).
Students will receive additional pre-enrollment programmatic requirements, if applicable, via email. If you have not received this email within 24 business hours, please check your spam or junk mail folders.
Students must have a high school diploma or recognized equivalent, be 18 years old, and have a current BLS Provider CPR and Emergency Medical Technician certification. Students will be required to adhere to all policies, immunization standards, and safety procedures required by the clinical site at which they work. A non-refundable $50 background check fee is required and must be completed before class begins.
Once the programmatic requirements have been completed, the next step is to meet with a Student Services Representative to complete your enrollment. You will declare your starting date, enrolled hours, and set up your payment schedule.
The first month's payment or completed Financial Aid is required at the time of enrollment. No appointment is necessary. If you have any questions, Student Services can be reached at 435-753-6780 or email@example.com or you can visit us in person at the Logan Campus!
I have my Student ID
Letter of Recommendation
I have a personal history/career objective
I have my high school transcript
Apply for scholarships at https://btech.edu/scholarships (soft deadline (5th of each month).
BTECH emails a link to schedule a Scholarship Interview.
Interview with the Scholarship Committee (generally 3rd Tuesday of each month).
BTECH evaluates the interview rubric and available funds.
Notified of award results within 4 weeks.
The student will receive a link to schedule a meeting to accept the award.
BTECH disburses scholarships.
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Registration Begins January 3, 2024
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|TEEM1200 02 LC
1410 North 1000 West,
Logan, UT 84321
|Professional licensure, certification, or a first professional credential
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