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PVCC 2021-2022 College Catalog 
PVCC 2021-2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Emergency Medical Services - Advanced EMT (CSC)

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Career Studies Certificate
Code 221-146-08

Purpose: The PVCC Emergency Medical Services (EMS)-Advanced career studies certificate prepares current National Registry or Virginia Certified Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) to provide advanced pre-hospital care as an Advanced EMT under structured guidelines in emergency situations. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills necessary to function as entry-level Advanced EMTs (AEMT).

Occupational Objective: Employment opportunities for Nationally Registry/Virginia certified AEMT’s include local emergency departments, rescue squads, ambulance companies and other public and private agencies providing pre-hospital care.

Admission Requirements: In addition to admission to the college, there are specific admissions requirements for this program. These requirements may change on an annual basis, and students can find the most up-to-date information in the Advanced EMT Information Booklet and Program Requirements, in the Admissions and Advising Center, and in the Health and Life Sciences Division office.

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