The Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center is a Pennsylvania Department of Health Accredited Certification Training Institute
This course is being offered in an online/blended format. The program is a combination of self-paced online modules with interactive assignments and discussions. Students are required to attend in-person lab sessions throughout the program to demonstrate their competency in numerous psychomotor skills, complete testing requirements and prepare for clinical experiences and the NREMT examinations.
- Students must be a credentialed EMT.
- The tuition is $1,050. This does not cover the textbook, or national registry testing fees.
- Students will need this textbook by the first class - Advanced Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured 3rd ed.
- Advanced EMT students are responsible for a combination of emergency room and field time, for a total of 100 hours. The clinical application must be completed successfully prior to the beginning of the clinical experience.
- Please complete the Health Screening Form (pdf) with your physician prior to completing the online application.
Our online/blended AEMT Program is a combination of self-paced, online modules with interactive assignments and discussions. Students are required to attend in-person lab sessions throughout the program to demonstrate their competency in numerous psychomotor skills, complete testing requirements and prepare for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) examinations.
The AEMT course is 220 hours of instruction that covers the following in accordance with the National EMS Education Standards:
- Anatomy and physiology
- Assessment of injuries and illnesses (medical and Trauma)
- Assisting patients with their own prescribed medications
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillation (AED)
- Environmental emergencies
- Lifting, moving and transportation of patients
- Pediatric and geriatric emergencies
- The overall roles and responsibilities of the AEMT
Both the in-classroom and blended AEMT Programs require mandatory corequisite courses listed below. The due dates for these courses are determined by your specific course syllabus and are to be completed in order to be eligible for your NREMT certification exam. More information will be provided at the first class.
- Hazardous Materials Response - Awareness
- NIMS IS-100: Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS)
- NIMS IS-200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents (Prerequisites: NIMS 100 and 700)
- NIMS IS-700: National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
- NIMS IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction
Online course registration and payments are limited to one per person.
If HACC cancels a course, training, seminar, conference or trip/tour, all paid participants will receive a 100% refund of all tuition and fees. Any student who wishes to drop a course may do so by visiting or calling any of the campus Welcome Centers. These requests must be made no less than one (1) calendar day prior to the first class meeting date to be eligible for a full refund of tuition and fees, except for any tuition or fees noted as nonrefundable. Unless otherwise specifically stated or approved, no refund will be issued after a class start date. We do not issue partial refunds in the event a student starts a class late or does not complete the class. Students receiving Title IV Financial Aid will be subject to the federal regulations regarding withdrawal of classes. Financial Aid eligibility will be recalculated based on dates of participation in financial aid eligible programs.