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Learn more about our Advanced Emergency Medical Technician program
The Advanced EMT (AEMT) program expands the knowledge and skills gained in the EMT program through advanced training in emergency interventions and care. AEMTs are a vital part of a coordinated emergency response system, bridging the gap between an accident scene and the hospital.
Students will enhance their assessment skills, learn to administer IV fluids and certain medications, manage respiratory distress with advanced airway adjuncts, and hone their ability to stabilize and transport critical patients. Coursework covers trauma, cardiac, pediatric, geriatric, and medical emergencies along with enhancing communication and documentation skills. Graduates play a critical role getting patients the emergency care they need in those crucial minutes between incident and the hospital.
As a student of this program, you will:
- Learn advanced airway management skills.
- Understand Pharmacology of prehospital medications.
- Gain IV and intraosseous skills.
- Learn about EKG recognition.
- Master advanced cardiac arrest skills and team dynamics.
Attainable Certificates include:
- Accredited Dixie Technical College Certificate
This program prepares you for CAREERS such as:
- Emergency Medical Technician – Median Income $37k year, with top earners at $57k year.*
Upcoming start dates:
January 22, 2024 | 9:30am – 2:00pm | mon – thur (Accelerated)
August 6, 2024 | 6:00pm – 10:00pm | tues & thur (one Saturday per month)
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what you’ll learn
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
Dixie Technical College’s Advanced EMT program builds on EMT skills with advanced training in emergency interventions and critical care. Students gain proficiency assessing and managing trauma, respiratory distress, cardiac events, and more through a mix of clinical labs and hands-on classroom training.
Advanced EMT certification expands career opportunities in law enforcement, fire fighting, and emergency medicine. Graduates are prepared to provide vital prehospital care and ensure patient safety, working alongside first responders to swiftly transport critical patients to definitive hospital care.
EMT COURSE (6 CREDIT HOURS)
TEEM 1200: Advanced Emergency Medical Technician – 6 credit hours
Dixie Technical College is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education. Accreditation by COE is viewed as a nationally-honored seal of excellence for occupational education institutions and denotes honesty and integrity. Information regarding accreditation may be obtained at:
Council on Occupational Education
7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
Tuition at Dixie Technical College is affordable
Tuition & Fees must be paid before registering for class unless a payment plan or other funding options have been approved and signed. Information is subject to change without notice.
$55 – Stethoscope and Blood Pressure Cuff
$144 – NREMT Application and testing fees
$216 – Text Books
$65 – BLS Certification (If not currently certified)
$45 – Utah Initial Certification Fees
This program is NOT eligible for Federal Financial Aid.
Learn about Scholarships and how to apply for them.
cohort start dates
upcoming start dates and class times for this program
Accelerated: 2 months
Accuplacer, act or sat score requirements
Professional Goal Statement
High-school students can sign up for an Accuplacer Test or provide qualifying ACT/SAT test score results.
Basic EMT License
One Reference from a non-relative
Pay $10 Application Fee
what you can become
Emergency Medical Technician
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Steps to take
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Tour Campus & Classroom
Dixie Technical College is located atop Tech Ridge overlooking downtown St. George. Please stop by and learn a little more about a program that you might be interested in. While here don’t forget to check out the Campus Tech Ridge Cafe to grab some lunch and ask about the specials prepared by our world class Culinary students.
Industry Expert Instructors
Our industry-leading instructors, equipped with years of experience and knowledge, are prepared to mentor and guide the next generation of AEMT’s.
With EMS in his blood, Roland Barlow followed his father’s footsteps to become a firefighter, EMT, and paramedic, later earning awards like EMSC’s Distinguished Coordinator of the Year. A full-time Dixie Tech instructor since 2007, he loves empowering students to make a difference in others’ lives.
With 19 years of experience in fire and EMS, Shellie brings invaluable real-world knowledge to preparing Dixie Tech students for diverse, challenging, and rewarding EMT careers. Shellie values hands-on training that builds camaraderie and confidence for medical, trauma, childbirth, geriatric, and mental health calls. When not teaching, she enjoys hiking and water skiing.
EMT Industry Partners
Dixie Technical College’s OAC program collaborates closely with industry partners, ensuring that its curriculum remains highly relevant and applicable to the dynamic demands of the modern workplace.