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EMS 2312 - Fundamentals of Advanced EMT Lecture


Credit(s): 2

This course is required to apply for certification as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT). This course introduces the theory and application of concepts related to the profession of the AEMT. The primary focus of the AEMT is to provide basic and limited advanced emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients across the lifespan who access the emergency medical system. Topics include extending the knowledge of the EMT to a more complex breadth and depth, Intravenous access and fluid therapy, medication administration, blind insertion airway devices, as well as the advanced assessment and management of various medical illnesses and traumatic injuries. This course is based on the NHTSA National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards. (2,2,0)



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