Hybrid Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Program

2021-10-10T19:58:52-04:00

The primary focus of the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (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. AEMT’s function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. AEMT’s perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance.   The AEMT is a link from the scene to the emergency health care system. [From the: National EMS Scope of Practice Model] VA EMS Education Standards [...]