Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

at Inver Hills Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 14
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

Designed to provide expanded depth and breadth of education for students who have completed an Emergency Medical Technician course, this course prepares students for certification as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT). The AEMT provides basic and limited advanced medical care to ill and injured patients above the scope of the EMT. Program curriculum includes pathophysiology of medical and traumatic conditions, critical thinking skills, some advanced airway management, basic pharmacology, incident operations, intravenous therapy and fluid administration along with field and hospital experiences. Curriculum in this certificate may be applied toward the Paramedic Certificate or AS degree.

Program Locations

  • Inver Hills Community College 55076
  • Saint Paul Fire Department Station 51 55102

Labor Market Information

  • Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
  • Median wage:$17.68/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • College Health Specialties Teachers
  • Median wage:$74,801/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Inver Hills Community College
Inver Hills Community College
2500 East 80th Street Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076 Toll-Free: (866) 576-0689 Local: (651) 450-3902 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: admissions@inverhills.edu