Sep 19, 2020  
NIACC Catalog 2018-2019 
NIACC Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMS - 237 Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

(8 s.h.)

Prerequisites: Be at least 17 years of age at the time of enrollment. Must provide documentation of current State of Iowa EMT certification. A physical examination, immunization record, background check, and proof of American Heart Association BLS certification are required prior to beginning hospital clinical rotations or ambulance ride time portions of the course.
The course is 113 hours in length and utilizes a combination of classroom lectures and skill practice. An additional 52 hours of hospital based clinical and 48 hours of ambulance ride time is required. An additional 6 hours is required to complete the psychomotor and cognitive examinations required for certification. This course has been approved for 8.0 semester hours of credit. Upon successful completion of the course students will be eligible to test for AEMT certification.

Lecture Hours: 68
Lab Hours: 45
Clinical Hours: 100
Work Experience Hours: 0

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