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Estimated Tuition & Fees
$ 2,880
Based on Iowa residency, subject to change; does not include course level fees or books and supplies

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

Sioux City, Cherokee, Denison

Program Description

This certificate will provide the student with roles and responsibilities of the EMS provider; well-being including injury prevention and infectious disease; an overview of human systems, pharmacology; venous access; airway management; training for management of medical and trauma emergencies; special considerations of the obstetric, neonatal, pediatric, and geriatric patients; and a focus on assessment based management. This course will also provide the student the opportunity to apply past and current cognitive knowledge and psychomotor skills in a supervised clinical or field setting. Student must have current Iowa EMT certification, AGA, HCP card and state approved Mandatory child and Adult Reporter. Instructor consent required. 

This program prepares the student for licensure in Iowa. WITCC has not made a determination as to whether the program curriculum meets all other state’s educational requirements for licensure or certification. If you wish to work outside the state of Iowa please contact the state agency in which you hope to work for details about licensure or certification.


EMS Department Ext. 1109 Room L434 EMS@witcc.edu

Required Classes

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
EMS 217 Emergency Medical Technician 7
EMS 312 Advanced Emergency Medical Technician 7


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Visit at 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400
Email info@witcc.edu