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Emergency Medical Technician

Technical Diploma - 5 Credits


About the Program

This program covers all emergency knowledge and skills currently considered to be within the responsibilities of the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) who is providing emergency care in a pre-hospital setting. The instructional program consists of lecture with laboratory practice and supervised clinical experience in a local hospital emergency department. This program meets the standards established for certification by the state of Wisconsin and the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. Graduates are prepared for employment on an ambulance service, after passing the National Registry Exam and becoming licensed with the State of Wisconsin DHS. This program requires approximately five months to complete.

Possible Careers

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


Program Outcomes

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