Advanced EMT (AEMT) Courses
Christian Knutsen, MD
Course Medical Director
Contact: Douglas Sandbrook, MA, EMT-P, Paramedic Program Director/EMS Liaison
Phone: 315 464-4851
Registration opens in October of 2017 for classes starting December 2017. This is a hybrid delivery and will require participation in distance learning format.
The program consists of approximately 150 classroom hours during which students study many areas of medicine including:
- Anatomy & physiology
- Illness and injury prevention
- Medical/legal issues
- Medical emergencies
- Patient assessment
- Hazardous materials
Advanced EMT students also spend approximately 120 hours in a series of clinical rotations in the hospital setting where emergency procedures are practiced and critical thinking skills are applied to real patients. Students also complete approximately 150 hours of internship working in the field under the preceptorship of experienced paramedics. Eligible students must possess a valid New York State Emergency Medical Technician Certification for the duration of the course.