Note: These courses are for current EMT's. If you would like to become an EMT please contact our Fire Science Department.
The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician - Cardiac course prepares students to provide pre-hospital assessment and care for patients of all ages with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries. Area of study include; introduction to emergency medical services systems, roles and responsibilities of AEMTs, anatomy and physiology, medical emergencies, trauma, special considerations for working in the pre-hospital setting and providing patient transportation.
This program is approved by the Rhode Island Department of Health, Division of Emergency Medical Services and adheres to the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards, Rhode Island Curricula and Standards for EMT Training Programs and the American Heart Association.
Course Approval 16-001A
The course will include the following components:
Successful completion of the course requirements, will allow students to apply for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) AEMT certification exam and apply for licensure in Rhode Island for Emergency Medical Technician Cardiac.
Students will be required to take the HESI exam and obtain a minimum score of 650 as the class final. The fee for the exam is $50 and is not included in the course fee. Students who do not achieve a minimum score of 650 must retake the exam at their own expense. Students have 1 year to retake the exam.
This program is approved for the use of VA educational benefits. If you would like to use your benefits for this program, please fill out the Student Certification Worksheet and return it to CWCE with your completed registration form.
$1,550 + $5 non-refundable registration fee (Eligible for EasyPay*)
Please note: HESI Exam fee is not included
Jan 23, 2018 - May 10, 2018, Warwick
Tue & Thu*, 6pm-10pm, and Sat, 8:30am-12:30pm*
* Saturday classes will meet on the following days: February 3, 24; March 10, 24; April 7, 21, 28; and May 5
No Classes on Tue, 3/13 Thur, 3/15 (spring recess)
*EasyPay is now available for non-credit courses offered through the Center for Workforce and Community Education. For more information click here: CWCE non-credit EasyPay information
Knight Campus, Warwick
400 East Avenue, 4th Floor
Warwick, RI 02886
Flanagan Campus, Lincoln
1762 Louisquisset Pike
Lincoln, RI 02865
Liston Campus, Providence
One Hilton Street
Providence, RI 02905
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