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Healthcare Specialist/Paramedic, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Certificate

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Program Description

The primary focus of the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician is to provide basic and limited advanced emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system.  This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation.  Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight, and perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on the ambulance.  The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician is a link from the scene to the emergency health system.

Procedures for Application

Complete all Tulsa Community College application and entry requirements.  Requires current National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician certification and application to the program.  Application materials may be obtained from the School of Engineering & Applied Technology at Northeast Campus (contact information below). 

For More Information Contact:
School of Engineering & Applied Technology
Northeast Campus: (918) 595-7290

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Integrate the principles of history taking and techniques of physical exam to perform a comprehensive patient assessment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to integrate knowledge, skills, and professional behavior to successfully manage all aspects of a trauma and medical emergencies as a team leader.
  • Advocate for all patients including those with physical, mental, social and financial challenges. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate through both through the written and oral medium as well as demonstrating interpersonal communication skills.
  • Integrate pathophysiological principles and the assessment findings to formulate a field impression and implement a treatment plan.
  • Defend and advocate the need for a culture of safety.


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Certificate Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study on the Advanced EMT Certificate Program Map.  

Total Credit Hours: 18

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