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Advanced Emergency Medical Technician - WCG

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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. Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician is a link from the scene to the emergency health care system. [From the: National EMS Scope of Practice Model]

Virginia EMS Education Standards for the AEMT is designed to educate the technician in the following areas of pre-hospital care:  preparatory skills, airway management and ventilation, patient assessment, trauma, medical, special considerations and assessment based management.  

For Virginia trained AEMT, successful certification at the National Registry AEMT  level will automatically lead to a Virginia AEMT certification.  National Registry AEMT certified technicians trained outside of Virginia must apply for Virginia certification before being allowed to practice at this level.  After receiving Virginia credentials, the AEMT has the option to maintain National Registry AEMT certification without affecting their Virginia certification; however, Virginia certification must be maintained in order to provide patient care at this level.

E-mail Twila DeMasters at to receive application package

Orientation: January 12, 2021

Course Dates: January 14 - April 29, 2021
Days/Times: Tues. & Thurs. / 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm)

Application Deadline:
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Payment Deadline:
Tuesday, January 5, 2021 

Class Details

31 Sessions
Weekly - Thu, Tue

Main Campus - Amherst Hall

TBD Instructor 

CEUs : 18



Registration Closes On
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/14/2021 - 4/29/2021 Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Lynchburg, Main Campus - Amherst Hall  Map TBD Instructor