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 Iowa Workforce Information NetworkSeptember 1, 2014
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License Title: Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate (Emt-I)

License Description: An emergency medical technician-intermediate (EMT-I) has received additional training in patient assessment, intravenous therapy, use of esophageal airways (an advanced technique for maintaining an open airway), and automated defibrillation. Paid positions are available in the state of Iowa.

Authorizing Statute: Code of Iowa 147A

Requirements for License:Applicants must have a high school diploma or its equivalent; have a current certification as an EMT-B; complete a minimum of 54 classroom hours, clinical hours and ambulance field experience as necessary to complete the patient contact requirements; and, successfully complete a state written and practical exam.

Thirty-six hours of continuing education are required biennially for certification renewal as well as having a current course completion card in CPR.

Fees:
Application: $20
Duration: Two years
Renewal: $10
Exam: $45 - National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
$20 - Iowa Department of Public Health


Examination:
When:Applicants must pass a written and practical examination administered by the state.

License Authority:
Bureau of Emergency Medical Services
Lucas State Office Building
321 E 12th St
Des Moines IA 50319
Phone: 5157250322


 
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