This course is designed to train individuals to add to their emergency medical technician skills. The student is exposed to emergency patient care through both classroom training and hands-on application.
Topics include patient assessment, basic life support techniques (including airway management and CPR), oxygen therapy, treatment of shock, treatment of fractures, management of various medical emergencies, and emergency childbirth. This course allows the advancement of IV Therapy and Medication Administration.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be eligible to take the North Carolina and/or National Registry Advanced Emergency Medical Technician certification exam. Fee is waived for law, fire, emergency management, and EMS personnel.
Pre-registration is required. Prerequisites include successful completion of TABE placement test with a score of 12 or higher, along with current EMT credential, current AHA CPR certification, and a high school diploma or GED.