Purpose: The purpose of this curriculum is to produce competent entry‐ level Advanced EMTs who can provide advanced emergency care. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible for National Registry testing and certification. This credential leads to Advanced EMT certification in Virginia and most other states. Employment opportunities for Advanced EMTs are available with ambulance; fire and rescue services; hospitals; local, state and federal government agencies.
After completing the program our graduates will be able to comprehend, apply, and evaluate the clinical information relative to their role and an entry level AEMT; they will be able to evaluate clinical information relative to their role as an entry level AEMT; and exhibit personal behaviors consistent with professional and employer expectations for the entry level AEMT.