Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Short-Term Technical Diploma

Emergency medical services providers are the first to respond to emergency calls. In this program, develop the skills and knowledge necessary to assess and manage all types of injuries and acute illnesses, while providing safe and rapid transport to a medical facility. Learn about airway management, bleeding and shock, emergency childbirth and automated defibrillation.   The national Registry of EMT's test is required at the completion of the course for licensure in the State of Wisconsin. The course is also a prerequisite for EMT-Advanced and EMT-paramedic training. 

Upon successful completion of this technical diploma, students will be able to:

  • 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
  • Meet state competencies for EMT certification
Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
531-110 Emerg Med Tech/EMT-B 5
 Total Credits5