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Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, less than 1 year certificate

Student giving oxygen to a dummy in a simulation

The Advanced EMT course is designed for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers to meet the needs of their communities, where sufficient paramedics are not typically available. On successful completion of the 2 term course, you are eligible to apply to take the NREMT AEMT certification examinations. After passing those, you can apply for your Oregon AEMT license.

Course work includes:

  • Recognizing symptoms of illnesses and injuries
  • Proper procedures of emergency care at the Advanced EMT Level

You must possess a current Oregon EMT license to take this course.

Award information

Degrees and certificates by number of terms to complete
Award Length Financial aid eligible Currently accepting students?
Certificate: Advanced Emergency Medical TechnicianLess than 1 yearLimited entry, see how
to get into this program

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Course listing for the 2021-2022 catalog year.

EMS 105EMT Part I6
EMS 106EMT Part II6
EMS 135Advanced EMT Part 1 (Advanced EMT Part 1)5
EMS 136Advanced EMT Part 2 (Advanced EMT Part 2)5
Total Credits22

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