Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

Expand on your current EMT skill set.
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Become An Advanced EMT

The primary focus of the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician program is to expand training from the EMT program which is a prerequisite for Advanced EMT. Technicians function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician is a link from the scene of an accident to the emergency health care system.

 

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APPROXIMATE TUITION & FEES

$1,154

PROGRAM LENGTH

19 WEEKS

PLACEMENT RATE

99%

What You Will Learn In The Advanced EMT Program

Ventilator Management

Students will learn advanced airway management skills.

Pharmacology

Students will learn Pharmacology of prehospital medications.

IV and Intraosseous skills

You will leave with a portfolio of work, a high demand skill set, and increased confidence that will help you get started wherever you go.

Intro to EKG Recognition

Students will be learn introduction to EKG recognition

Advanced Cardiac Arrest Management

Students will learn advanced cardiac arrest skills and team dynamics.

Our Advanced EMT Students in Action

Advanced EMT work
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Advanced EMT Finger Kit

Is The Advanced EMT Program Right For You?

This Program Is for Students Who:

  • Want to be prepared to determine best-case outcomes during worst-case scenarios.
  • Are prepared to dive deep into advanced interventions and the mastery needed to skillfully treat patients.
  • Are eager to serve members of their community in life-saving ways.
     
     

    Students Love This Program Because:

    • They learn life-saving skills and how to use them while under pressure.
    • Small class sizes allow students more hands-on experience which helps build the confidence needed to apply newly learned skills.
    • They graduate from the program with a new, advanced set of skills that are highly marketable in the job force.
       

      About Your advanced emt Instructors

      ROLAND BARLOW

      Roland Barlow has emergency medical services running through his veins! As a kid, he hung around the firehouse with his father who was Fire Chief. Upon high school graduation, Roland began the first of many certifications becoming a firefighter, an EMT, and finally a Paramedic.

      He is a Certified Instructor for the American Heart Association, Course Coordinator and Training Officer for the Utah Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, and Course Coordinator Instructor for Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC). Roland has received many honors over the course of his career.

      In 2016 he was honored as Distinguished Coordinator Of The Year for EMSC from Primary Children’s Hospital. After teaching adjunct for many years, Roland joined the faculty as a full time instructor at Dixie Tech in 2007. Roland “loves to see students choose careers in EMS and go on to make a difference in the lives of others”.

      SHELLIE HURT

      Shellie Hurt earned her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Utah State University and went on to graduate from the Utah Fire Academy. She began her career in Fire/EMS in 2004 and has been part of the Ivins City Fire Department team ever since. Shellie joined the faculty at Dixie Tech as an adjunct in 2011.

      Shellie’s view of teaching is “supporting students and providing them with the tools they need to face what’s ahead with confidence. It’s a true privilege to be a part of their professional careers in a high-demand field.” Shellie lives by the motto: “today is a day of opportunity, do not let it go to waste” You can be sure of one thing: she will not waste a moment of your time in her classroom!

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