Emergency Medical Technician

Emergency Medical Technician

Technical Diploma

About the Emergency Medical Technician Program

Prepare to handle emergency medical situations while working on an ambulance or other clinical settings. Graduates are eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician cognitive and psychomotor exams for certification to be eligible for licensure in the state of Wisconsin.

EMT students bandaging patient

Program Outline

Term: 1
Course # Course Title Credits
3053130100 Emergency Medical Responder and Emergency Medical Technician Part 1

This course provides foundational knowledge for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) candidates, and all requirements for Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) candidates. Topics include: basic anatomy and physiology, patient assessment, traumatic injury management, airway management, cardiac management and basic medical care. Upon successful completion, candidates will be eligible to participate in the National Registry of EMT's Emergency Medical Responder exams required for Wisconsin EMR certification.

Term: 2
Course # Course Title Credits
3053130200 Emergency Medical Technician Part 2

This course will further build upon the base knowledge of the EMR and EMT Part 1 course. Topics include: expanded anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology, disease processes, more complex patient assessment and critical thinking skills, in addition to additional skills allowed by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services/EMS Section Scope of Practice for EMT's. Prerequisite(s): 3053130100 EMR and EMT Part 1 (C or better) (concurrent enrollment allowed).


At A Glance

How You'll Learn


On Campus

Term Start Dates

Contact Public Safety at 715.365.4600 for information on dates offered.

Approximate Cost


*Based on 10-level courses - materials, books, and fees may be additional

What You'll Learn

  • Assess requirements for emergency care.
  • Administer emergency medical care according to standards, using critical thinking abilities.
  • Demonstrate proper patient transport techniques.
  • Work cooperatively.
  • Demonstrate standard safety practices and procedures.
  • Demonstrate caring and respectful communication.
  • Document assessment findings and care given.

Your Potential Careers

  • Ambulance Services
  • Hospitals and Clinics
  • Fire Departments
  • Industry

Median Annual Salary

$31,637 $29,245 $32,677
Local State National

EMSI 2018.3

Program Requirements

  • Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers recognition
  • Attend required program orientation
  • Contact the Public Safety Department at 715.365.4600 for registration information

Get Started

Your application can be submitted online, it takes just a few minutes to complete.

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