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Emergency Medical Services

At FVTC, you’ll get the hands-on skills you need to provide life-saving services to your community. Training is available for a career as an emergency medical technician (EMT) or paramedic.

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Emergency Medical Technician (TD)

5 Credits Locations: Appleton, Chilton

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.

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Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (TD)

41 Credits Location: Appleton

This diploma program equips you for advanced life-saving service to your community. Paramedics provide efficient, emergency pre-hospital care and continue care during transport. You’ll learn to assess the patient, provide advanced airway management and deal with a variety of medical emergencies. You’ll also learn to administer nebulizer treatment and life-saving drugs, and provide care for trauma patients, including infants and children. Your training will also cover legal and ethical issues, effective communications and medical terminology. Lab practice, scenario-based exercises and supervised experiences with actual patients will help you prepare for the National Registry certification examinations and qualify for Wisconsin licensure.

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Types of Offerings



AAS - Associate Degree
TD - Technical Diploma
C - Certificate
A - Apprenticeship