May 30, 2024  
2023-2024 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Cowley College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Emergency Medical Technician - Advanced (Cert B)

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The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) program is a two semester program that allows
currently certified Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) to gain the knowledge, skills and behaviors
necessary to seek Kansas certification as an AEMT. The AEMT certification exists between the EMT
(more basic) and Paramedic (more advanced) scopes of practice, and allows practitioners to administer
some medications via the IV and other routes, interpret EKGs, provide manual defibrillation, and other
advanced therapies. The short length of the program, plus the ability of AEMTs to fulfill Advanced Life
Support positions on an ambulance, makes the certification attractive to ambulance services and to
EMTs who are currently practicing and who are not going to Paramedic school.

Students who complete the AEMT Vocational CERT B program will have met the pre-requisites for applying to the Paramedic program at Cowley College. 



Pathway Code: AEMTB (CIP51.0904)

Program Requirements

Technical Requirements (24 hours)

General Education Requirements (15 hours)

Successfully completing these courses will meet the prerequisite course requirements for the Paramedic Program.

Total Hours 39

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