National Registry Advanced EMT

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The primary focus of the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician 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.

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Required Textbook Package:

Advanced Emergency Care & Transportation of the Sick and Injured Digital Advantage Package. 3rd Edition. Jones & Bartlett

Course Objectives:

At the completion of this course you should be able to:
1. Describe the roles of EMS in the health care system.
2. Demonstrate the professional attributes expected of AEMTs.
3. Perform the roles and responsibilities of an AEMT with regard to personal
safety and wellness, as well as the safety of others.
4. Perform the duties of an AEMT with regard for medical-legal and ethical
issues, including functioning under medical direction and within the scope of practice.
5. Apply principles of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, life span development, and therapeutic communications to the assessment and management of patients.
6. Identify the need for and perform immediately lifesaving interventions to manage a patient’s airway, breathing, and circulation.
7. Assess and manage patients of all ages with a variety of complaints, medical conditions, and traumatic injuries.
8. Apply principles of emergency medical services operations, including considerations in ambulance and air medical transportation, multiple-casualty incidents, gaining access to and extricating patients, hazardous materials incidents, and responding to situations involving weapons of mass destruction.

Course Prerequisites:

For entry into the ARES Advanced EMT program, the student must be a currently licensed EMT in the same state as the course and will be required to pass a basic background check with fingerprints included. Prior to beginning clinical and field training, students will have to show proof of applicable immunizations, and complete a HIPAA and bloodborne pathogens training.
Valid criminal background check to include:
• Social security number verification
• Criminal search (7years or up to 5 criminal searches)
• General Services Administration (GSA) list of parties excluded from federal programs
• Office of Inspector General (OIG) list of excluded Individual/Entities
• US Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), list of Specially Designated Nationals (SDN)
• Violent Sexual Offender and Predator Registry Search
• NOTE: Criminal background check will be waived with proof of current security clearance.
Immunizations documentation should include:
• Proof of MMR;
• Hepatitis B vaccination or appropriate waiver;
• Negative TB/PPD skin test or Negative Chest X-ray;
• Proof of Varicella vaccine; if no history of chicken pox, or appropriate waiver;
• Proof of Tetanus vaccine or appropriate waiver;
• Proof of Influenza vaccine or appropriate waiver (flu season);
• Current certification of CPR;
• Evidence of training and education in occupational exposure to blood
borne pathogens, protective practices to avoid contamination, and procedures for decontamination in case of exposure to infectious materials;
• Verification of licensure and certifications of students.

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