Muskogee County EMS provides the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) course inhouse at our Central station (200 Callahan Street, Muskogee, OK). This course is open to both employees and non-employees. For more information, email email@example.com or call (918) 683-0130.
The primary focus of the AEMT is to provide basic and limited advanced emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician is a link from the scene to the emergency health care system.
This course expands the scope in emergency medicine adding skill and knowledge to the EMT foundation. Students will be taught trauma management, IV therapy, and advanced airway management. Clinical rotations will include surgical departments, emergency departments, and EMS field units. Successful completion of this course provides students with the opportunity to take the National Registry’s AEMT exam and to make application to the Oklahoma State Department of Health for licensure at the AEMT level.
At the completion of this course, the student should be able to: