January 12, 2023


Castleton-Maple Grove-Nashville Ambulance (CMGNA) announces the Winter 2023 Advanced EMT/ Emergency Medical Technician – Specialist (EMT-S) program. Participants who successfully complete this program are eligible to take National Registry certification exam and apply for licensure through the State of Michigan.

The primary focus of the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician is to provide basic and limited advanced emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician is a link from the scene to the emergency health care system. [From the: National EMS Scope of Practice Model]

Michigan EMS Scope Of Practice

Frequently asked questions


Castleton-Maple Grove-Nashville Ambulance (CMGNA)

330 N. Main St, Nashville MI 49073

This program is approved by the MDHHS-BETP (S-22-2320)


STARTS: January 12, 2023 ENDS: May 20th, 2023
TIME: 6:00PM—10:00PM Tuesdays & Thursdays; 4 Saturdays 8:00AM-5:00PM



Payment plans are available. Please contact the program manager to set up a payment plan.

Includes: Lab materials, textbook and online content access, FISDAP access for testing and clinical documentation, clinical uniform shirt & 1st NREMT certification exam registration fee)


Program Admissions Information:
Students who wish to participate in this course must meet the following criteria:

  • 18 years of age at time of course completion
  • Valid Michigan Emergency Medical Technician License
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • BLS CPR Card (available for separate fee if needed)
  • ICHAT Criminal history & background screening (Student responsible for background process & cost)


Students will need regular access to a reliable computer with:

  • Recent operating system
  • Reliable internet connection
  • Active email account
  • Web camera and ability to access Microsoft Teams

Students need to be able to create user accounts, navigate a web-based learning platform, send and receive emails, attach files, and open attachments using common computer applications.

Computer requirements can be found HERE.


Registration is required. Anyone interested in attending should complete the registration form and make the $50 nonrefundable deposit by December 31st, 2022 .

Enrollment is limited and will be accepted until the class is filled. (Students will be added to a waiting list and additional sessions may be added). The BDI Team and CMGNA reserve the right to cancel any program due to insufficient enrollment, at which time deposit/registration fees would be refunded. Late registration will be accepted at the discretion of the program manager. The remaining balance of $1650.00 is due by the first night of class (01/12/2023). Payment plans are available upon request.

Students who have poor driving records or have criminal history should consult the coordinator prior to beginning class, as this may preclude you from MDHHS licensure. Students who have been convicted of certain felonies are automatically precluded from certification. Read more about MDHHS licensure rules HERE.

Registration Here