Do you want to expand upon your existing EMT knowledge and training? The Aims advanced emergency medical technician certificate program is a great way to take the next step in your EMS career. Broaden the scope of your existing basic EMT practice with the Aims advanced EMT certificate program. Along with the Aims Fire Academy training, the Advanced EMT program is one of two elective credit options that can apply toward earning an EMS associate degree at Aims.
Advanced EMT is a certification level between basic EMT and paramedic. Advanced EMTs receive training in more advanced EMS procedures. These include advanced airway support, administering certain medications and starting IV or IO lines.
This 13-hour, two-semester hybrid program includes online, classroom and clinical components. You’ll receive intensive hands-on training from experienced instructors who will prepare you to apply your new skills as an advanced EMT.
The Aims advanced EMT certificate training is based at the Public Safety Institute on the Windsor campus. Designed to function like an actual fire station, the Aims fire, police and EMS program training is held at the Public Safety Institute.
The advanced EMT certificate training includes:
- In-depth study of anatomy and physiology in lectures and labs using a high-tech Anatomage virtual cadaver table
- An advanced EMS simulation studio with rooms populated by lifelike patient simulators
- State-of-the-art lab equipment
- Working ambulances that allow you to train in a moving ambulance
- A clinical experience with a fire department, ambulance service or hospital
Apply your compassion and drive to positively impact your community by earning an advanced EMT certificate at Aims. Build your EMS skills and gain more clinical hours that will prepare you to enter either the EMS or paramedic associate degree programs at Aims.
The Aims EMS program is recognized by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.