Dec 10, 2023  
NIACC Catalog 2022-2023 
NIACC Catalog 2022-2023 [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 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification. A physical examination, immunization record, background check, and proof of American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification are required prior to beginning hospital clinical rotations or ambulance ride time portions of the course.
This course includes in depth discussion and application of skills based on anatomy and physiology, disease processes, intravenous therapy, and pharmacology. Advanced level skills such as IV therapy and medication administration will be incorporated into the course. An additional 52 hours of hospital based clinical and 48 hours of ambulance ride time is required. Upon successful completion of the course students will be eligible to test for Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) certification.

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

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