This program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions CoAEMSP).
Upon successful completion of the core Paramedic courses, you will be eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic written and practical examinations in order to be licensed as an EMT-P in Wisconsin.
You will be required to complete a Certified Background Check for clinical and field experience as well as state licensure.
Current WI Emergency Medical Services licensure as an EMT-B, EMT-IV or EMT-Intermediate is required.
Your program requires that you complete General Anatomy & Physiology (10-806-177) which has the following prerequisite: ACCPL Read >= 80 OR ACT Read >= 20 OR for programs requiring TEAS a Composite >= 50 OR Program Prep; ACCPL Sentence >= 83 OR ACT Engl >=18 OR for programs requiring TEAS a Composite >= 50 OR Program Prep; and 2 semesters of HS Chemistry OR Gen Chemistry (10-806-134) with C or better.
A current American Heart Association healthcare CPR provider card is required.
An approved health history form by FVTC Health Services office (A164) is required prior to entering clinical or field experience; to access the form, please go to www.fvtc.edu/healthservices