This certificate will provide the student with roles and responsibilities of the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician. The well-being including injury prevention and infectious disease; an overview of human systems; pharmacology; venous access; airway management; training for management of medical and trauma emergencies; special considerations of the obstetric, neonatal, pediatric, and geriatric patients; and a focus on assessment based management. This course will also provide the student the opportunity to apply past and current cognitive knowledge and psychomotor skills in a supervised clinical and/or field setting. Student must have current Iowa EMT certification, AHA BLS Provider card - CPR, and state approved Mandatory Reporter Certificates for Child and Dependent Adult. Instructor consent required. Successful completion of course requirements will qualify students to take the NREMT certification examination for Advanced Emergency Medical Technician.

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