Program TitleAdvanced Emergency Medical Technician
Program Description
This course of study consists of 218 (minimum) clock hours of classroom and clinical time. The curriculum includes patient assessment, intravenous and fluid therapy, respiratory emergencies with special emphasis on advanced airway management, drug therapy and management of the traumatized patient. This program is based on the New Mexico EMS Minimal Curriculum Standard.
Upon successful completion of the program the graduate is eligible to take the EMS Bureau Licensing Exam.
Program O*Net URL, Assess injuries, administer emergency medical care, and extricate trapped individuals. Transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities.
Estimated Complete Program Cost Tuition and Fees$770 In District, $783 Out of District, $2600 Out of State
Estimated Complete Program Cost Room and Boarddorm = $419.00 per month room/$4,604 for one year meal plan
Estimated Complete Program Cost Books and Supplies$500
Other Program Costs
Immunizations up to $900 depending on past immunizations and clinical site
Drug testing/Background Check $110
Lab and Liability Fee $10
Length of Program (Normal Time)1 semester
Number of Students that Completed the Program52
Number of Students that Completed within Normal Time52
Job Placement Rates for Students Completing the Program
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