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Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT)

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The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) course is an intensive and comprehensive hybrid program which includes online progressive learning and in-person skills labs, clinicals and field (ambulance observation) components. 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 course meets the Idaho and national requirements to apply for certification as an Advanced EMT. This course is a 14 -week course consisting of approximately 220 hours spread between online coursework, 54 hours of in-person lab/skills time, up to five 12-hour shifts in a clinical setting and ride-alongs with an ambulance crew.

Pre-requisite: Must have achieved NREMT certification. Preference for EMT’s with minimum 1 year of experience.

Additional Costs: Textbook, blood pressure cuff and stethoscope, clinical facility required immunizations, skills and written certification exams, American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider CPR training certification (register at

Must be 18 years or older.

NOTE:  Due to clinical requirements, a current background check is a course requirement. A failed background check will prevent participation in this course. For more information, including additional costs please see the handout on for additional costs and course information.