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Career Area: Law, Public Safety and Security
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 30-531-3
Approximately Less Than 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Emergency Medical Technician
Volunteer EMT
Ambulance Attendant
Security Officer

Average Median Wage


Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Programs

This program is an entry-level EMT program, which meets requirements for licensure in Wisconsin and certification with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. This course prepares students for all aspects of emergency medical care, both medical and trauma situations, sanctioned by the Wisconsin Division of Health, at the basic level. Following the most current Wisconsin Revision of the National Standard Curriculum, this course includes didactic and practical skill information in the following areas: legal aspects, anatomy and physiology, patient assessment, critical thinking skills, airway adjunct, fractures and dislocations, spinal injuries, soft tissue wounds, pharmacology, stroke, cardiac, diabetic, respiratory, altered mental status, pediatric, geriatric, ambulance operation and triage.