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Emergency Medical Technician

30-531-3 Technical Diploma (TD) 5 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Clintonville, Waupaca, Wautoma

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

Knowing you can make a positive difference in the life of a patient is at the core of this rewarding career. As a member of the emergency medical services team, you will learn how to evaluate the nature and extent of various illnesses and injuries, and administer prescribed medical treatment at the site and during transport. You’ll learn the knowledge and skills to respond to and treat cardiac arrest and critical medical and trauma situations. After successful completion, you will qualify for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians-Basic certification examinations and will be eligible for Wisconsin licensure.


Occupational Specific (5 Credits)

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Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
Presents and evaluates the knowledge and skills needed by ambulance personnel to respond to and treat cardiac arrest and critical medical and trauma situations. Extrication and ambulance operations are also covered. Department consent required.
Prerequisite: Admission to the EMT-Basic or Fire Protection programs and Completion of the EMT Basic Checklist. Checklist completion is tracked via the EMTB student group.


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