Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

FREE Workforce Training

This training program is designed to give students, through lecture, laboratory, and clinical experiences, the knowledge, and skills needed to provide advanced emergency medical care and transportation for patients who access the emergency medical system.

Students will demonstrate proficiency with interventions necessary to provide patient care and transportation including patient assessment, airway management and oxygen administration, cardiac arrest management, shock management, medication administration, and emergency care.

Additionally, the training will provide students with an intense review of didactic and psychomotor experiences that simulates professional practice. Students will also complete a broad clinical experience to sharpen their skills.

Additional topics that will be covered on a comprehensive level shall include ambulance service management, concepts of lifelong learning, quality improvement, and the ALS providers’ role in the community. Students will have the opportunity to perfect assessment-based management through a case scenario approach.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be eligible to take the National Registry Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Certification.

This free workforce training is generously funded by:
Maine jobs and recovery plan

You'll learn how to:

  • Assess and manage patients with common trauma or medical emergencies appropriately, effectively, and consistently.

  • Utilize reasoning, problem solving, and decision making skills in the management of patients with common healthcare needs in the pre-hospital setting.

  • Communicate proficiently and appropriately with patients and as part of a professional healthcare team.

  • Assume professional and legal responsibility and accountability for actions as a provider of care and member of the profession in the pre-hospital setting

  • Render emergency medical care as an Advanced EMT in accordance with National and local standards.

  • Prepare the student to take licensure and certification exams.

Quick Facts
  • The Summer 2022 is FULL. Our next offering will be in the Summer of 2023.

  • May 17, 2022 - October 28, 2022 (24 weeks)

  • Program Track

    This is a full-time program with classes happening online and on the YCCC Wells, Maine campus.

  • Admissions Process

    The admissions process for this training is competitive. Application and required documentation must be submitted by April 28 at 11:59 pm. Candidate Acceptance: May 2, 2022 at NOON.

  • Mandatory In-Person Orientation

    Will take place Tuesday, May 10, 2022

  • Timeline

    First Day of Class: May 17, 2022
    Lectures: Tuesdays
    Labs: Thursday or Friday 8 am - 4 pm

  • Eligibility Requirements

    -Maine Resident
    -18+ years of age
    -High School Diploma or equivalent
    -Must have current Maine EMT License

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Careers

Upon successful completion of the training, students will be eligible to take the National Registry Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Certification.

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