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EMT: EMT III (Advanced)
Course Information: Emergency Medical Technician trainings are instructor led 50-120 hour courses. There are three levels of Emergency Medical training available. The EMT-III program is designed to add basic cardiac care skills to those the EMT has learned already. Also included in the training program is the use of morphine, lidocaine, atropine, and epinephrine. The EMT-III training program is at least 50 hours in length. A person must have ten patient contacts and ten venipunctures as an EMT-II in order to be enter an EMT-III training program. As with the EMT-II, certification requires that the individual be under the sponsorship of a department approved physician medical director.
Key Topics Covered: The EMT-III program is designed to add basic cardiac care skills to those the EMT has learned already.
Course Duration: 50 hours
Certifications Received: Yes
Price: $600, additional cost for books and supplies may apply
Accreditation: Per State of Alaska regulations
Recertification Interval: 48 hours of CME within 2 years
Prerequisites: Current EMT-II certificate with 10 patient contacts, current medical provider CPR level certificate, sponsorship of department approved physician medical direct.
Course Format: Instructor led. Call for course offerings.