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July 16, 2018 - 3:37pm

Four students complete NYS Advanced EMT program sponsored by Genesee County

Press release:

Four students successfully completed the NYS Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) program sponsored by Genesee County.

The five-month long program, held at the Genesee County Fire Training Center, provided an opportunity for current NYS DOH EMTs to acquire additional life support skills such as intravenous (IV) therapy, advance airway management, emergent medications, advanced patient assessment techniques, etc.

In addition to the required classroom hours, students completed clinical experience at an area hospital as well as an internship with an ALS ambulance. The advanced emergency medical technician provides mid-level, pre-hospital, emergency medical services.

New AEMT certification was achieved by:

  • Branden F. Davies,
  • Lynn A. O’Donnell
  • Jocelyn K. Yockel
  • Taylor A. Zaccarine

Genesee County sponsors an AEMT program annually. The program begins each January with testing conducted in June.

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