Emergency Medical Technician

Emergency Medical Technician

Technical Diploma

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.

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    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: 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 more information or Tyler Ruppert, Success Coach, at 715-365-4628.

    Program Tuition*


    Books & Supplies*


    *Total cost for degree completion is estimated by current course requirements, books, and supplies. Tuition and fees are set by the Wisconsin Technical College System and subject to change.

    You may experience these additional costs, not charged by Nicolet, estimated based on length of program.

    Personal Expenses

    What You'll Learn

    • Prepare for incident response and EMS operations
    • Integrate pathophysiological principles and assessment findings to provide appropriate patient care
    • Demonstrate EMT skills associated with established standards and procedures for a variety of patient encounters
    • Communicate effectively with others
    • Demonstrate professional behavior
    • Meet state competencies for EMT certification

    Your Potential Careers

    • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
    • Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

    Median Annual Salary

    $36,623 $32,635 $34,320
    Local State National

    EMSI 2020.1

    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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