Advanced EMT

Online program designed to prepare you to become certified as an Advanced EMT.

Program Overview

Axon Education’s Advanced EMT (AEMT) program is designed to prepare you for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians’ Advanced EMT Exam and to take the next step in your career by becoming an Advanced EMT.

Advanced EMTs provide basic and limited advanced emergency medical care and transportation for patients who access the emergency medical system. Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, and possess the training and skills to perform lifesaving interventions.

This program has been approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and meets the requirements for licensure in Texas.

What You'll Learn

Texas EMS School’s Advanced EMT program is designed to prepare you to meet the changing demands of the EMS career field, to advance in your career, and to prepare you for the National Registration of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Advanced EMT cognitive and psychomotor skills exams.

NREMT Psychomotor Skills

This program covers the proper order, procedure, and practice required to master skills from the National Registration of Emergency Medical Technicians Advanced EMT psychomotor skills exam.

You’ll learn how to perform the following Advanced EMT psychomotor skills with confidence:

  • Patient Assessment – Trauma
  • Patient Assessment – Medical
  • Supraglottic Airway Device
  • Pediatric Respiratory Compromise
  • Cardiac Arrest Management
  • Intravenous Therapy – Bolus
  • Pediatric Intraosseous Infusion
  • Spinal Immobilization – Supine

In addition, each candidate will be evaluated on one of the following randomly selected EMT skills:

  • Spinal Immobilization Seated Patient
  • Long Bone Immobilization
  • Joint Immobilization
  • Bleeding Control / Shock Management

Quick Facts

  • Format: Online coursework with hands-on field experience and clinical internship.
  • Hours: 324 hours of instruction.
  • Field Experience: 72 hours of ambulance-based field experience.
  • Clinical Internship: 120 hours of clinical internship in a hospital emergency department, operating room, labor and delivery, and CCU.

Program Cost

$3303.35
  • Textbook
  • Navigate 2 Premier Access
  • FISDAP Skills Tracker/Scheduler
  • Background Check
  • Drug Screen

Payment plans available.

 

Upcoming Courses

We are accepting Advanced EMT students. Please contact us for dates and information.

How It Works

Step 1:

Online
Coursework

You’ll attend a hands-on Skills Lab where you’ll have an opportunity to learn, practice, and demonstrate your EMS skills.

Step 2:

Hands-On
Skills Lab

You’ll attend a hands-on Skills Lab where you’ll have an opportunity to learn, practice, and demonstrate your EMS skills.

Step 3:

Clinical & Field Training

You’ll attend a hands-on Skills Lab where you’ll have an opportunity to learn, practice, and demonstrate your EMS skills.

Online Coursework

Online Coursework That Works Around Your Schedule.

You’ll participate in Clinical Experiences and Field Experiences at first-responder organizations and major hospitals in Texas. Check the Map of Clinical Sites available to find the location nearest to you. During this phase of the program, you’ll gain hands-on experience and have an opportunity to put your skills into practice through real patient contact, while guided by experienced EMS and medical personnel.

The Axon program includes 48 hours of ambulance-based field experience and 24 hours of clinical experience in a hospital emergency.

Hands-On Skills Lab

Skills Lab

During the hands-on Skills Lab, you’ll have an opportunity to practice, receive feedback on, and demonstrate your EMT psychomotor skills. You’ll also have access to our video-based skills training library, online resources, and experienced EMT instructors to help you feel confident in your EMT skills.

To complete this portion of the program, you’ll be required to attend a two day Skills Lab conducted by Texas EMS School. Contact a student services advisor to find out about dates and locations that may work best for you.

Upcoming Skills Lab Dates

Please contact us for Advanced EMT skills lab dates and information.

Clinical & Field Training

Hands-On Training Designed to Work Around Your Busy Schedule

You’ll participate in Clinical Experiences and Field Experiences at first-responder organizations and major hospitals in Texas. Check the Map of Clinical Sites available to find the location nearest to you. During this phase of the program, you’ll gain hands-on experience and have an opportunity to put your skills into practice through real patient contact, while guided by experienced EMS and medical personnel.

The Axon program includes 48 hours of ambulance-based field experience and 24 hours of clinical experience in a hospital emergency department. Your student services advisor will work with you to schedule your field experience and clinical internship at one of our partner sites.

If you are currently employed by a fire department, first responder organization, or other healthcare organization; you may be able to complete your field experience or clinical experience through your employer. Contact an student services advisor for details.

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Phone Number

  • Call or Text: (325) 218-4444

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Admission Process

Admissions

Ready to get started? Complete our Information Request Form and an Enrollment Advisor will contact you within 24 hours to discuss your goals and determine if this program is a fit for you.

If you are employed at a Texas Fire Department or other approved Axon Training Partner, you may be eligible to have some of your admission requirements waived. To find out if you are eligible, email us at [email protected] or call (866) 466-0911.

Accreditation

Axon Education has received approval from the Texas Department of State Health Services to offer the Advanced EMT course.

Licensure

Axon Education’s Advanced EMT program is designed to prepare you for licensure within Texas. Texas has five levels of certification for EMS personnel. The highest is Licensed Paramedic, followed by EMT-Paramedic, Advanced EMT, EMT-Basic and Emergency Care Attendant (ECA). This course covers the material required for Advanced EMT and the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Advanced EMT exam.

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