Printed on 9/25/2021
Emergency Medical Technician
Technical Diploma (TD)
Not Financial Aid Eligible
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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.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Industrial Emergency Medical Technician
Emergency Room Technician
Credit Transfer Options
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Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.
- Prepare for incident response and EMS operations
- Integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to provide appropriate patient care
- Demonstrate EMT skills associated with established standards and procedures for a variety of patient encounters
- Communicate effectively with others
- Demonstrate professional behavior
- Meet state competencies for EMT certification
Veterans – check with the FVTC Veterans Resource Center at 920-735-5651 or [firstname.lastname@example.org](mailto:email@example.com) to see if your VA benefits can be used for this program.
Documentation of immunizations, certified background check, and WI driver record abstract are requirements of this program; visit your Blackboard page for additional information regarding these requirements and deadlines.
This program may require professional licensure or certification; FVTC has not determined if this program meets the educational requirements and/or licensure requirements for other states.
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