AEMT is the minimum level of licensure in Michigan to be eligible to work on an Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulance. This program is exceeds the US DOT’s AEMT National Standard Curriculum and is approved by the MDHHS. For those interested in pursuing the AEMT program, successful completion an MDHHS-approved Emergency Medical Technician–Basic program is required along with current AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers certification.

AEMT Courses in Michigan

Interested in training to become an AEMT? Our Advanced Emergency Medical Technician program is offered at the following locations:

Madison Heights
Madison Heights, MI Campus | Dorsey Emergency Medical Academy
Woodhaven, MI Campus | Dorsey Emergency Medical Academy

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Program

The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) program at Dorsey Emergency Medical Academy in Michigan includes advanced airway techniques such as endotracheal intubation (oral, nasal, digital) and intravenous administration of fluids. Successful completion of this Advanced Emergency Medical Technician program will certify students to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) examination for AEMT. This program fulfills the initial training for the AEMT following the NHTSA National Education Standards and instructor guidelines.

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Training

Students enrolled in this Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Training program are required to complete 50 hours of clinical experience, which are earned concurrent with their classroom hours. These unpaid clinical hours are scheduled and coordinated by the DEMA Regional Managing Director, who will provide availability, locations and hours.

Topics covered in the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician training include:

  • Patient Assessment
  • Airway/Respiratory
  • IV Therapy
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical
  • Trauma
  • Clinical Experience
  • …and more!

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