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Emergency Medical Technician, Advanced (AEMT) Credential

Charter Oak State College building

Credits Available

  • Emergency Communications and Safety (2 credits, lower division level)
  • Emergency Medical Training (2 credits, lower division level)
  • Advanced Emergency Medicine (2 credits, upper division level)

Dates Valid

January 2012 through December 2022

Issuing Agency

Any State License: Those not on the National Registry who have a license or certification from any state are also eligible for the credit.

Connecticut Department of Public Health

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

Applying for the Credit

Submit a Credential Credit Application to apply for the credit.

  • Charter Oak students: Log into the Acorn Student Portal and look in Student Self-Service / Student Forms.
  • Non-Charter Oak students: Contact the PLA Office to request a Credential Credit Application.

Course Descriptions

Advanced Emergency Medicine: 2 credits, upper division level
AEMT competencies include knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and pathologic conditions in accordance with advanced emergency medical procedures. AEMT training includes assessment of learning outcomes via a combination of cognitive and psychomotor performance of skills. Competency assessment on procedures in AEMT training is conducted as patient conditions present.

Emergency Communications and Safety: 2 credits, lower division level
The EMT communications competencies enable the professional to integrate medical knowledge of anatomy and physiology, along with common injuries and illnesses into their professional role and responsibility. EMTs are required to perform competent communication with injured parties, witnesses, and other professionals; EMT training includes competency assessment of such via role playing.

Emergency Medical Training: 2 credits, lower division level
EMT competencies include knowledge of anatomy and physiology along with pathologic conditions, in accordance with basic emergency medical procedures. EMT training includes assessment of learning outcomes via a combination of cognitive and psychomotor performance of skills. Competency assessment on procedures is conducted as patient conditions present in EMT training.