Advanced EMT

Emergency Medicine Academy’s Advanced EMT course is designed for those who learn best in the traditional classroom setting, this course offers classroom lectures, lab days, clinical field experiences and study groups opportunities.

Emergency Medicine Academy’s Advanced Emergency Medical Technician certificate program prepares students to provide advanced emergency medical care and transportation to the critically ill and injured patients who access the emergency medical system. The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician program of study is designed to take students from Basic Life Support to Advanced Life Support skills and advanced patient assessment.

Emergency Medicine Academy’s Advanced EMT program prepares students to become successful providers developing them personally and professionally to handle high stress emergency situations and provide excellent care to the community. Upon successful completion of Emergency Medicine Academy’s Advanced EMT course you will be prepared to function as a team member in a comprehensive EMS system and be able to perform interventions with advanced equipment found on an ALS ambulance.

Compare local EMT programs EMA $2400 CWI $2500
Degree/Certificate Certificate Certificate
Clinical Included Included
Book Included No
Uniform Shirt Included No
Background check & drug test Included No
ACLS, EPC, AMLS, PHTLS certifications Included No
Interactive Skills Lab Yes No
NAEMT & AHA certified instructors Yes No
Tuition discount for EMA EMT students Yes No
Owned & operated by local active 911 paramedics Yes No

Emergency Medicine Academy’s Advanced EMT course will prepare you for:

  • Basic airway management
  • Insertion of a supra-glottic airway
  • Suctioning an intubated patient
  • Usage of a CPAP device
  • Initiation of peripheral intravenous therapy
  • Administration of non-medicated intravenous fluids
  • Pediatric and adult intra-osseous placement
  • Needle decompression of a tension pneumothorax
  • Pharmacological interventions beyond the Basic EMT level:
  • Administration of nitroglycerine by the sublingual route
  • Administration of epinephrine 1:1,000 for anaphylaxis and 1:10,000 for cardiac arrest
  • Administration of Dextrose 50%, Dextrose 25%, and glucagon for a diabetic emergency
  • Administration of naloxone for opioid overdose
  • Administration of nitrous oxide for pain management
  • Administration of inhaled beta-agonist medications such as albuterol and ipratropium for respiratory emergencies caused by asthma, COPD, etc.

You will learn through theory and practical application how to be professional Emergency Medical Technicians at an advanced level of care. Students are prepared through lecture, laboratory, and clinical experiences.

Graduates from this program receive an Advance EMT Certificate of Completion from Emergency Medicine Academy, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification from the AHA, Emergency Pediatric Care Certification, Advanced Medical Life Support Certification, and Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support Certifications from the NAEMT. Successful completion of the program allows students to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Advanced EMT certification examination and apply for licensure as an Advanced EMT.


  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Hold current National Certification at EMT level or a current State EMT Certification (verified)
  • Verification from the Program Director that you hold Basic Life Support CPR certification (AHA or equivalent)
  • Demonstrate competence in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) skills.
  • Holds a High School Diploma or GED
  • Negative TB test (within the past year)
  • Clean criminal background (verify with the EMS Bureau)
  • Students must be able to attend 90% of all classroom and training hours.

The clinical will allow student to apply skills they learn during lab in real world situations. EMA ensures that during your skill labs you will be training with experienced providers in Boise.


Registration fees include the complete course, your textbook, online interactive study materials, clinical rotations, drug testing, background check, NREMT psychomotor testing, and the uniform polo shirt for your clinical rotation and classroom time.


We accept Cash, Check, Credit Card, the GI Bill®, or payment plans

Option 1: Complete payment at the end of registering online.

Option 2: Registering with the GI Bill®. Contact us so we can send you the application forms need to pay your tuition with your VA benefits.

Option 3: Tuition payment plans. Pay for the course in installments. Please see below for more details:

With Emergency Medicine Academy
Multiple payments are accepted. Half of the total tuition must be paid prior to the start date of the registered course. The remaining balance can be split into three additional separate payments. A 10% fee is applied to the remaining unpaid tuition balance at the start of class.

With Key Bank

For tuition payment plans, we are proud to have a partnership with Key Bank. Please click here for more details.

To apply for an education grant for EMS courses please click here for more details.

Course Requirements:

A current EMT certification and a current American Heart Association BLS healthcare provider CPR certification or equivalent is a requirement prior to your clinical time. If you do not have an American Heart Association BLS healthcare provider CPR or equivalent certification, EMA can provide the required training. Please email us promptly to schedule your CPR certification course.

Clinical requirements for each student will be scheduled during the course. All clinicals are scheduled with agencies in Ada County. If you would like to schedule clinical time with an agency outside of Ada County this can be arranged but it must be done with cooperation between the outside agency and Emergency Medicine Academy. Please let us know if you are interested in this option at the beginning of your AEMT course.
Students will be given an EMA uniform polo at the start of the course.

Program Cognitive Objective:
At the completion of the program, the student will demonstrate the ability to comprehend, apply, and evaluate the clinical information relative to his/her role as an entry level Advanced EMT.

Program Psychomotor Objective:
At the completion of the program, the student will demonstrate technical proficiency in all skills necessary to fulfill the role of an entry level Advanced EMT.

Program Affective Objective:
At the completion of the program, the student will demonstrate personal behaviors consistent with professional and employer expectations for the entry level Advanced EMT.

Emergency Medicine Academy LLC is recognized as a training institution by the Idaho Department of Emergency Medical Services and is registered as a proprietary school with the Idaho State Board of Education.
This course was designed in accordance with the National Registry and State of Idaho AEMT Curriculum. This course will provide education in the treatment and transport of ill and injured patients in the emergency setting. Additionally, successful completion of this course will make the student eligible to take the exams required to obtain a national certification as an AEMT. This course includes lectures, demonstrations, practical skills, instruction and clinical hours. Clinical hours are mandatory and are in addition to scheduled class time.