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EMT and AEMT course information

Emergency Medical Technicians and Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians are required to successfully complete an EMT or AEMT course approved by the state to be certified following National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards.

EMT's provide transportation and medical care outside of hospitals. EMT's need to be able to treat health concernts that range from routine to urgent. We teach you the skills and knowledge you'll need to stabilize and safely transport patients.

EMT Training (H EDU 5950/ H EDU 009)

Prerequisite - BLS CPR certification at Professional Rescuer or Health Care Provider level.

This course follows the current national guidelines to prepare students for Utah Certification as an EMT. The focus is on skills and equipment likely to be used as an ambulance or hospital based EMT. 

For more information on H EDU 009, non-credit EMT Training, please click here.

    EMT Non-certification (H EDU 5950/ H EDU 009)

    Prerequisite - BLS CPR certification at Professional Rescuer or Health Care Provider level.

    This course meets with students who are working toward EMT certification.

    This course is for the student who wants the knowledge, skills and training from the EMT course, but is not going to work in the field as an EMT and therefore does not need certification. Students who elect this option are still responsible for all assignments, quizzes, and exams - both practical and written.

    EMT Recertification (H EDU 5750)

    This class provides currently certified EMTs with topics that can be applied to the National registry of EMTs NCCP recertification requirments. 

    This class meets with the initial certification EMT course. 

    Advanced EMT (H EDU 5970 / H EDU 59)

    This course expands the EMT's skills to include advanced management of hypoperfusion, airway, and drugs/medications. Utah State licensure is possible after successful completion of this class. However, students may take this course for knowledge and experience and not certify. This class is offered only during the fall and spring semesters.

    For more information on H EDU 59, non-credit Advanced EMT Training, please click here.

    AEMT Recertification - (H EDU 5750 / H EDU 075)

    Prerequisite - CPR certification at Professional Rescuer or Health Care Provider level. This class provides currently certified EMTs with topics that can be applied to the National registry of EMTs NCCP recertification requirments.

     

    Contact Us

    Center for Emergency Programs

    Stewart Building room 117
    Phone: 801-581-4512
    Fax: 801-585-3646
    Email: UUCEP@utah.edu
    Mailing Address: 270 S 1400 E room 117 
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84112