Printed on 4/12/2021
Emergency Medical Technician
Technical Diploma (TD)
Not Financial Aid Eligible
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*If general education courses are required, they 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.
Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.
Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
- Instructional Hours: 180
- Outside Effort Hours: 90
- Course Number: 10531169
- Credits: 5.00
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. The course does include CPR certification.
Coreq: Active in EMT-Basic plan, EMT-Basic Uniforms 94531002, AND EMS EVOC Training 94531003; OR Prereq: Active in Fire Protection plan, Basic Anatomy 10806189, AND Coreq: EMS EVOC Training 94531003