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Emergency Medical Technician

30-531-3 Technical Diploma (TD) Full Time 5 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Time of Day: Day Locations*: Appleton, Chilton

*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

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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.

    Occupational Specific (5 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
    10-531-169
    5Credit
    180
    90
    N/A

    • 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.

    FIRE PROTECTION TECHNICIAN (10-503-2)

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • SCIENCE 10806189 - Basic Anatomy

    • Student is in progress in Fire Protection Technician (10-503-2) Program of Study

    EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (30-531-3)

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Student is in progress in Emergency Medical Technician (30-531-3) Program of Study

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