Program Training Plan
This program is for students who have completed a Utah EMT-Basic program and are seeking the Intermediate level. It includes the following skill competencies: Foundations of AEMT, pharmacology, venous access and medication administration, airway, patient assessment, communications, hemorrhage and shock, respiratory emergencies, cardiovascular emergencies, diabetic emergencies, training in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), allergic reactions, and overdose. Employment possibilities as an EMT will increase with these additional skills and knowledge.
|High School Cost||Free Tuition + $485 Fees = $485.00|
|Adult Cost||$210 Tuition + $485 Fees = $695.00|
|Extra Supply Cost||Students will be required to purchase class textbooks/workbooks and equipment that are necessary for program requirements. Please see instructors for additional cost estimation|
|Avg. Starting Wage||$32,610 Yearly ($15.68 /hr.)|
|Certifications||MATC Certificate of Proficiency (COP) in Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), • State Advanced EMT Certification • National Certification Registry offered|
Program times, dates, locations, tuition and fees are subject to change.
(High school students qualify for free tuition only until they or their class graduates high school)
Training Materials Cost:
Textbook / Classroom Materials: $168.00
Blood Pressure Kit: $32.00
Program Length105 Hour Program • 4 Months
• All students must be certified EMT and have current CPR Certification through American Heart Association (Health Care Provider).
• As part of the admission process, students may be required to complete a basic assessment of reading and math skills. The test is free and takes approximately 2 hr. to complete. For additional information, call the Testing Center at: (801) 753-4110.
2013 Fall AEMT Sessions Schedule
|Thanksgiving Point||Aug. 23, 2013 -- Jan. 10, 2014||Mon. & Fri.||6 - 9 pm|
2014 Spring AEMT Sessions Schedule
|Thanksgiving Point||Feb. 3, 2014 -- Jun 20, 2014||Mon. & Fri.||6 - 9 pm|
STATE CERTIFICATION TESTING:
Utah State fees required for certification are included in fees paid to MATC at registration. This includes TB testing, Utah State testing, and notarized application fees. Completion of this course does NOT guarantee certification with the State of Utah as an EMT or guarantee that you will be recommended for certification with the state. Each student must meet all of the requirements of an EMT in order to be considered for recommendation. In addition, students will be required to finish ALL State testing and retesting within 120 days of the last day of the program. There are both a written and practical test required by the state.
COLLEGE CREDIT OPTIONS:
Students who pass the state certification can earn 6 hours of credit at some state colleges. Students must meet with the EMT Course Coordinator for college credit requirements and/or national certification.
THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL PROFESSION:
In an emergency, EMT’s are typically dispatched by a 911 operators to the scene, where they often work with police and fire fighters. An EMT-Basic, also known as an EMT, cares for patients at the scene of an accident and while transporting patients by ambulance to the hospital under the direction of more highly trained medical personnel.
Advanced EMT has completed the training required at the EMT-Basic level, as well as training for more advanced skills, such as the use of intravenous fluids and some medications.
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