Advanced EMT Certificate

Chadwick Massie, M.Ed., Paramedic, Coordinator
Phone: (419) 995-8228
Office: TL 162B

The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program at Rhodes State is committed to educating highly trained and professional EMS providers.  As a part of this program, the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician certificate prepares students to sit for the NREMT exam and meet the certification standards set forth by the Ohio Board of EMS. Participants in the certificate program must first be certified as an Ohio EMT-Basic.

Once complete, students in the certificate program will be able to perform all duties of an Advanced EMT as well as initiate advanced patient assessment and appropriate intravenous procedures and use specific pharmacological agents for pain, respiratory emergencies, and diabetic emergencies.

Emergency Medical Services Major

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to prioritize decisions and act quickly in the best interest of the patient.
  2. Apply knowledge and skills necessary to treat a variety of patients in many different environments.
  3. Adhere to the ethical and professional standards that govern the EMS profession.
  4. Demonstrate effective communication skills with empathy and compassion.
  5. Systematically collect and analyze patient data to effectively treat mechanism of injury or nature of illness.

Technical Standards
See here for details.