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Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Refresher

NAEMT Refresher series were designed to provide EMS Educators with a concise course that meets the National Registry of EMT's (NREMT) national recertification requirements in accordance with the National Continued Competency Program (NCCP).

The Advance EMT course is a 25-hour instructor led course that was built from NAEMT's evidence-based research continuing education courses, including Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS), Emergency Pediatric Care (EPC), Geriatric Education for EMS (GEMS), and EMS Safety.

AUDIENCE: This course is for Advanced Emergency Medical Technician practitioner levels

Just like every NAEMT course, these Refresher series are accredited by the Commission of Accreditation for Prehospital Continuing Education (CAPCE) and recognized by the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT). Those AEMT's looking to renew their National Registry AEMT certification or gain CE credits towards  recertification, will receive instructions on the following topics:



Review the anatomy of the airway and the physiology of ventilation's

Recognize methods to provide oxygenation to a patient

Discuss the effectiveness of capography


Comprehend cardiac arrest management for the adult and pediatric patient

Differentiate cardiac conditions associated with assessment findings in a patient

Identify signs and symptoms of abnormal neurologic function


Identify methods to effectively triage patients in the prehospital setting

Explain hemorrhage control management

Discuss the management of CNS injuries


Comprehend the assessment of patients with a medical condition

Review anatomy and physiology changes of the obstetric patient

Identify patients with special healthcare needs

Discuss the management of patients with infectious diseases

Describe safe and effective methods of medication delivery

Identify signs and symptoms of patients with a psychiatric condition

Describe assessment findings of patients exposed to toxidromes

Recognize methods used to treat endrocrine disorders


Describe how crew resource management enhances patient and provider safety

Identify the risks associated with emergency vehicle operations

Recognize methods for safe and effective patient transport

Identify methods for implementing a culture of safety

Describe the importance of research and evidence-based research guidelines in the prehospital setting

COURSE FORMAT: This classroom-based course includes instructor-led, PowerPoint, and skill interaction throughout the course. This course is approximately 25-hours (2 1/2 days) in length. 


PowerPoint based course to ensure continuity, consistency, and "out the box thinking"

Able to teach virtually

Instructor led

Course is updated with the NEW SCIENCE immediately when available

CERTIFICATION: Upon completion of this course, student receives an NAEMT AEMT Refresher completion certificate. This course meets the NREMT's national recertification requirements in accordance with the NCCP.