An Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) provides advanced emergency medical care for patients. An AEMT is a part of a comprehensive Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Response Team and operates under medical oversight. Once you obtain AEMT certification you will be able to work in an ambulance or in an emergency department of a facility. An AEMT must obtain 250 hours of EMS Field Internship, 96 hours of hospital ED clinicals and be able to perform specific skills, including, intravenous application, distribution of medication, EKG Facilitation and Interpretation. Butler instructors provide you with practical experience and training in this in-demand job.
State of Kansas Board of EMS Approval
Provide valid State of Kansas EMT Certification and up to date immunization records.
Students must have a specific background check. Previous background checks will not meet this requirement, unless done through BCC within a year of starting class.
Some felony criminal convictions may prevent the student from participating in course clinicals and field internship and taking the state and national certification exams.
State application, lab fee cost associated with on-campus lab (does include uniform shirt), background check, immunization updates, Uniform i.e. boots and pants, practical and didactic exam fees.
EMT is a prerequisite for Paramedic programs and AEMT. A Butler/Cowley partnership allows students to complete an AAS Degree at the Butler of Andover Campus.
Department Chair, EMT Education Coordinator
Office: BOA 5108S